India and Russia now enjoy 'special privileged strategic partnership': PM Narendra Modi tells President Vladimir Putin
In his opening remarks, Prime Minister Modi said India and Russia have been friends for a long time and thanked President Putin for inviting him for the first-ever informal meeting at Sochi.
PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Russia's Black Sea coastal city Sochi for an informal summit with Vladimir Putin.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday lifted life bans on 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
The announcement comes following hearings by an IOC commission into allegations of state-sponsored doping by hosts Russia at the 2014 Winter Games.