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Putin Set for Key Speech After Nuclear Exercises
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Putin Set for Key Speech After Nuclear Exercises

(Bloomberg) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to make a major appearance at the annual Valdai discussion club Thursday, a day after overseeing scheduled nuclear exercises that tested a “massive” retaliatory strike. Most Read from Bloomberg Ksenia Sobchak, the celebrity-journalist daughter of Putin’s political mentor fled Russia for Europe as police detained a close...

Putin monitors drills intended to simulate a “massive nuclear strike” by Russia
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Putin monitors drills intended to simulate a “massive nuclear strike” by Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday monitored drills of the country’s strategic nuclear forces involving multiple practice launches of ballistic and cruise missiles in a show of force amid the heightened tensions with the West over the conflict in Ukraine. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin that the exercise was intended to simulate a...

Putin watches first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine – BBC
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Putin watches first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine – BBC

Putin watches first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine  BBC Russia nuclear exercise: Russia tells U.S. annual Thunder nuclear exercise has begun, U.S. officials say  CBS News Russia notifies U.S. it will carry out expected nuclear drills  Reuters Russia-Ukraine war latest updates  The Washington Post Putin monitors drills of Russia’s nuclear forces and practice missile launches  NBC News View...

Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin oversees Russian practice drill of ‘huge nuclear strike’ | World News
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Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin oversees Russian practice drill of ‘huge nuclear strike’ | World News

Vladimir Putin has watched military forces carry out nuclear exercises in Russia. The Russian president oversaw the tests, which had been planned for some time, via video link from an office. During the exercises, the country’s nuclear forces carried out multiple practice launches of ballistic and cruise missiles. Defence minister Sergei Shoigu said Mr Putin...

George R.R. Martin Wishes He Could Take Out Putin With a Dragon
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George R.R. Martin Wishes He Could Take Out Putin With a Dragon

Hot off the momentous season finale of HBO’s House of the Dragon, author George R.R. Martin stopped by The Late Show Tuesday night. He was ostensibly there to promote his new illustrated history of the Targaryen dynasty, but in an extended chat with host—and fantasy fanatic—Stephen Colbert, he covered a lot more ground than that....