Putin also pushed back on the idea that Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller and bankrolled a Russian troll farm, could somehow have swayed us elections.
"Indeed, Donald Trump and I have, firstly, met a few times at various worldwide venues", Putin said according to an official transcript available on the Kremlin's website.
"We have continued our cooperation even during hard times", Kurz said after talks with Putin.
Neither the White House nor the Russian Embassy responded to requests for comment from CNBC.
According to CNN, the pace of Trump-Putin calls is roughly equivalent to the number of phone calls Obama held with Putin in his final two years in office.
"As for personal meetings, I think that the possibility of these meetings depends to a large extent on the internal political situation in the United States", Putin continued.
"If we take this together with an earlier joke, that Russian Federation influenced elections in the United States, then this all taken together, starts sounding pretty amusing", he said.
OMV is also among European companies involved in the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would double the amount of gas Russian Federation can send directly to Germany, skirting transit countries such as Ukraine - a project opposed by the United States and some other EU members.
No Kaala release in Karnataka, fans devastated
However, besides the piracy website, few cases reported where the audience were caught streaming the film live from thratres. It looks like a 1990's film. " Kaala has to compete with a Steven Spielberg franchise Jurassic World which is a huge event".
What about the US trade policies?
During his four hour-plus Q & A in Moscow on Thursday, Putin was asked which world leaders he addresses using the informal version of you - "ty" - as opposed to the formal 'vy'.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a live nationwide broadcast call-in in Moscow, Russia June 7, 2018.
Putin told ORF that the Russian government has no connection to Prigozhin's activities.
'You have just said that Mr Prigozhin is referred to as 'Putin's chef, ' Putin said.
Prigozhin was sanctioned by the United States in 2016, before Mueller's indictment.
Putin noted that all Russian plans and projects in Kurdistan are legitimate, emphasizing that such relations do not intend to create conflicts but aim at developing ties with Iraq and all its components, including the Kurdistan Region.
After pressing Putin on Ukraine, Syria, Russian meddling in Europe and why he had never uttered the name of Russia's most prominent opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, who is now in jail, Wolf used his final question to ask why there were so many Kremlin-approved photos of a half-naked Putin. Soros is known for making $1 billion on a bet against the British pound in 1992. Ask the State Department why he is doing this. "Well, here it's Mr. Prigozhin's private business". "This is my answer".
But I think having guys that get so excited about a good play, a good block or a good rotation or a good shot or dagger shot. But on social media, much of the chatter early in the evening was about LeBron James' first-quarter dunk.
A reminder: Organic molecules aren't necessarily produced by organisms; they're just chemical compounds that contain carbon. With future missions, scientists may be able to figure out whether or not the organic compounds are indeed biosignatures.
A sold out Elland Road was treated to its first England worldwide since 2002 - and boy did the locals enjoy it. They've played twice before at Elland Road , drawing 3-3 with Sweden and losing 2-1 against Italy in 2002.
The Tesla's driver was found belted in his seat and bystanders removed him from the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames. The report noted that at four seconds before impact, Model X was no longer following a auto in front and began to speed up.
There was no doubt entering Thursday's semifinals that there would be an American woman advancing to the final of the French Open. Stephens can join Serena Williams and Jennifer Capriati as the only American women to win a French Open title since 1987.
A San Diego Padres fan became a ballpark favorite Tuesday night during the team's game against the Atlanta Braves . Everyone around her encouraged her to drain the beer, but do you really need to be told to do that?
Thiem called their upcoming quarterfinal "the matchup most fans in Germany and Austria were hoping for when they saw the draw". The 98th-ranked Putintseva was trying to become the first player from Kazakhstan to advance to a Grand Slam semifinal.
They will show one full Bank Holiday round of games and one further midweek round on their Prime streaming service. However, the entire auction has fallen short of the Premier League's hopes on revenue.
Washington challenged for goalie interference, but the call on the ice stood before Smith gave the home side a 3-2 lead. Entering this year's playoffs, the Capitals had fallen in nine of the previous 10 playoff series against the Penguins.
Zorreguieta was a psychologist who once worked for an office on social policies at the president's office. Zorreguieta's body was found in her flat in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian news agency Telam reported.
There are just 27 of them total outside of LeBron. "So just get back to work tomorrow and figure out a better game plan". Game Four will be in Cleveland Friday night at 9 PM ET, and the Warriors have opened as 4.5-point favorites.
Nationwide strike in Jordan as protests continue
Jordan was rocked by unrest in 2012 when the International Monetary Fund told the government to lift gasoline prices. He called for political parties, unions and civil society groups to take part in the talks.
Sister of Dutch Queen Maxima found dead in Argentina
Her body was found Wednesday night by her mother María del Carmen Cerruti and a friend of Zorreguieta, said news agency EFE. She had also worked for the social development ministry in Buenos Aires province and at a United Nations office in Panama.
"Girl in the Spider’s Web" trailer is #MeToo revenge fantasy
The popular actress is set to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web , which is based on the book of the same name. In the trailer , Foy's character rigs a trap for such a man, who she has no qualms about shooting in the crotch with a stun gun.
29th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square
Tens of thousands of people gathered in a downtown park in Hong Kong for an annual public commemoration of the crackdown. On Monday, the massacre's 29th anniversary, U.S.