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Russia boosts Syria air defence after downing of Russian plane

Russia said it would supply the Syrian army with an S-300 air defence system and would jam radars of hostile warplanes.

published on : 25th September 2018

Russian held in Norway for spying blames 'misunderstanding' 

The man, who has not been named, was on Saturday ordered held in custody for two weeks, the day after his arrest at Oslo airport.

published on : 24th September 2018

After France, India likely to ink pact with Russia for Gaganyaan

India's first and - so far - the only astronaut Rakesh Sharma visited the outer space in 1984 on a spacecraft of the erstwhile Soviet Union.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with US: RIA

Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since 2014 after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine and was accused of meddling into the US 2016 presidential election.

published on : 22nd September 2018

India's S-400 deal likely to invite US sanctions, says Washington

The CAATSA that imposed sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, has the potential to affect India, as it is planning to buy five S-400 Triumf missile air defence systems from Russia.

published on : 21st September 2018

Australia blasts WADA for failing athletes in Russia doping scandal decision

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority chief executive David Sharpe said administrators must remember that sport was about athletes and the fans.

published on : 21st September 2018

Russian athletes to return as WADA lifts doping ban

The Russian government applauded the decision to lift RUSADA's three-year suspension, saying it was the result of enormous work by Russian authorities to improve their procedures.

published on : 21st September 2018

Champions League: Birthday boy Christian Pulisic seals Borussia Dortmund win at Brugge

Pulisic claimed the winner in fortuitous fashion by charging down a clearance from Brugge defender Matej Mitrovic which looped over the goalkeeper on 85 minutes.

published on : 19th September 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin says operations of Israeli air force breach Syria's sovereignty

He said that a Russian military plane had been shot down by anti-aircraft systems near Syria's coast because Russian-Israeli agreements on the prevention of dangerous incidents were not observed.

published on : 19th September 2018

 President Donald Trump says US considering permanent military presence in Poland

Russia expressed concern in May over reports about Poland's request, saying NATO's expansion towards Russia's borders undermined stability in Europe.

published on : 19th September 2018

Syria shoots down Russian plane during Israeli air strike

There was no immediate word from Damascus, but the deadly air war sequence started when Israeli missiles struck the coastal region of Latakia on Monday.

published on : 18th September 2018

Russia summons Israel's ambassador over downed military plane

The aircraft was shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft systems but Moscow said Israeli air force jets flying in the same area had put the Russian plane in the line of fire.

published on : 18th September 2018

Russia says Syrian missile brought down aircraft 

The ministry accused the Israeli army of "intentional provocation" and said Israel did not warn Russia of its operation in the area until one minute before the strike.

published on : 18th September 2018

Swiss government calls on Russia to cease spying activities in country

A Swiss newspaper reported that suspected agents were heading for the Spiez laboratory near Bern which analyses chemical and biological weapons and tests nerve agents such as Novichok.

published on : 17th September 2018
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