Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has been serving as the president of Russia since 2012, having previously served between 2000 and 2008.
Putin declares martial law in four occupied regions as Kyiv presses offensive

Moscow (Agencies + Diplomat.so) - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that he has signed a law introducing martial law in four Ukrainian regions the Kremli

EU looks to replace gas from Russia with Nigerian supplies

Lagos (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - The European Union is seeking additional gas supplies from Nigeria as the bloc prepares for potential Russian supply cuts, Matthew Baldwin, dep

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Ebrahim Raisi sits during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. Raisi warned that any roadmap to restore Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers must see international inspectors end their probe on man-made uranium particles found at undeclared sites in the country. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Iranian president threatens to remove Israel from the map

Tehran (AP + Diplomat.so) — Iran's president warned Monday that any roadmap to restore Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers must see international insp

Angolan President Joao Lourenco
Angolan President Joao Lourenco elected for a second term

LUANDA (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - A second term for Angolan President Joao Lourenco may have disappointed many voters keen to break with five decades of one-party rule, but man