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Prime Minister’s telephonic Conversation with President Putin of Russian Federation

DELHI, APRIL 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on telephone today with President of the Russian Federation H.E. Vladimir Putin.   The leaders discussed the evolving Covid-19 pandemic situation. President Putin expressed solidarity with the people and government of India and conveyed that Russia would extend all possible […]

Putin to address Biden’s climate summit despite crisis in U.S.-Russia ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin will deliver a speech on Thursday at an online climate change summit hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden, the Kremlin said, despite a deep crisis in relations between Moscow and Washington. Putin’s attendance signals he is still open to dialogue with the United States […]

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against dozens of people and companies as it moved to hold the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sanctions also target Moscow’s […]

Putin cites ills in US society after Biden’s killer remark

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin responded Thursday to U.S. President Joe Biden’s description of the Russian leader as a killer by citing America’s past and present troubles, from slavery and the slaughter of Native Americans to racial injustice. Biden was asked in an interview this week whether he […]

Kremlin calls Musk’s idea for Putin to join Clubhouse app interesting, seeks details

The Kremlin said on Monday that a proposal by Elon Musk for Russian President Vladimir Putin to join social networking app Clubhouse was interesting, but that it needed to see more details first. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was commenting after Musk tweeted to the Kremlin on Sunday: “Would […]

Russia becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess. The vaccine still […]

Russia opens polls for vote on extending Putin’s rule

MOSCOW — Polls opened in Russia on Thursday for a week-long vote on constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. The vote on a slew of constitutional amendments, proposed by Putin in January, was initially scheduled for April 22, but was […]

Putin, Erdogan look to defuse Syria crisis at Moscow talks

The leaders of Russia and Turkey met in Moscow on Thursday after a surge in fighting in Syria raised fears of their armies clashing and launched a new migrant crisis. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping Russia’s Vladimir Putin will agree to a rapid ceasefire in Idlib, […]

Putin to address Russia’s crisis-hit ruling party

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is set Saturday to address a United Russia convention as the ruling party struggles to overcome a crisis amid the public’s growing desire for change. United Russia, which was established in 2001 and turns 18 next weekend, has been a legislative powerhouse, enjoying a […]

Russia plans to deliver S-400 missile systems to India on schedule: Putin

Brasilia, Nov 15: Russia plans to deliver the S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India as per schedule, President Vladimir Putin has said, amidst warnings from the US against the deal. India announced its intention to acquire S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43 […]

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