Putin starts official visit to China

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Beijing Tuesday soon and started a two-day official visit to China.
Putin to run for Russian president in 2012

Putin to run for Russian president in 2012

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Saturday he would run for president in 2012. He announced the long-awaited decision after being proposed by President Dmitry Medvedev at the ruling United Russia party's annual congress.

Sino-Russian ties

Putin visit a herald of closer relations

China and Russia signed a package of trade and investment agreements worth $7.1 billion on Monday, while high-level officials from both sides pledged to strengthen economic cooperation amid the global debt crisis.

  1. New era for Sino-Russian ties
  2. Sino-Russia trade set to rise
  3. Sino-Russian relations key to peace, security
  4. Sino-Russian border island opens to tourists


Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin served as the second President of the Russian Federation and is the current Prime Minister of Russia, as well as chairman of United Russia and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union of Russia and Belarus.