Russians go to polls after summer of protests

Analysts say the results of the vote will be keenly watched ahead of parliamentary elections in 2021 and will help shape Russia's political future, as President Vladimir Putin enters his third decade.

published on : 8th September 2019

PM Modi attends judo tournament with Vladimir Putin, Shinzo Abe; interacts with Indian players

A six-member Indian team is participating in the international judo championship named after Jigoro Kano, a Japanese educator and athlete who founded judo.

published on : 5th September 2019

India aims to build USD 5 trillion economy by 2024: PM Narendra Modi

Modi's remarks came at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum where he was invited as a chief guest by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

published on : 5th September 2019

Here is the list of 15 MoUs exchanged during PM Modi's visit to Russia

Modi after talks with Putin said they discussed ways to bolster cooperation in trade and investment, oil and gas, nuclear energy, defence, space and maritime connectivity.

published on : 4th September 2019

India to manufacture spare parts, components for Russian defence equipment

Close cooperation between Russia and India in military and military-technical areas is a key pillar of bilateral and especially privileged strategic partnership.

published on : 4th September 2019

PM Modi reminisces 2001 Russia visit as Gujarat CM

The prime minister said he is ready to make efforts to ensure that the EEF will help boost and expand economic relations between India and Russia.

published on : 4th September 2019

India, Russia against 'outside influence' in internal matters of any nation: PM Modi

Modi, who arrived in Russia on a two-day visit during which he will also attend the Eastern Economic Forum, is the first Indian prime minister to visit the Russian Far East Region.

published on : 4th September 2019

Russian President Putin invites PM Modi to visit Moscow for 2020 Victory Day

Putin thanked the Indian premier for attending the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia's Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok as the guest of honour.

published on : 4th September 2019

PM Modi visits Zvezda shipbuilding complex along with Russian President Putin

After their visit to the shipyard, the two leaders will hold the 20th India-Russia Annual Summit on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum.

published on : 4th September 2019

India, Russia want to diversify, strengthen bilateral relations: PM Modi

In Vladivostok, Modi will participate as the chief guest at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum at the invitation of President Putin.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Modi-Putin summit at Vladivostok on September 4-5 

At a media briefing, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said the visit will be a short one, lasting about 36 hours.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Russia honours pilot who landed engine-failed aircraft in cornfield with highest medal

President Putin also awarded the Hero of Russia to the plane's second pilot, 23-year-old Georgy Murzin and bestowed other top awards on the plane's cabin crew.

published on : 17th August 2019

Biggest protests in a decade rock Russian capital, but pose no viable challenge to Putin

The fall in Putin’s popularity is no surprise given the state of Russia’s economy, which has been growing at a snail's pace since 2014 - thanks to the oil price collapse and the Western sanctions.

published on : 6th August 2019

Trump, Putin speak over phone on trade, wildfires

During the call, Trump offered to help cope with the wildfires, while Putin considered the offer as a sign of potential restoration of bilateral relations.

published on : 1st August 2019

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny may have been poisoned

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was rushed to a hospital from a detention facility where he was serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest.

published on : 29th July 2019
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