By Shweta Aggarwal Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India later this year, India has opened an “energy office” in Moscow that will house five top Indian energy …Read More
By Palak Chhabra India and Russia have concluded an air bubble agreement, which will permit airlines from both sides to carry stranded citizens of the two countries, seamen and a …Read More
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is satisfied with the pace of work during his country’s presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), despite the Covid pandemic and “threats” to …Read More
In a major boost to India’s defence manufacturing sector, the government has signed 14 MoUs with the Russian weapons manufacturers at the recently concluded DefExpo in Lucknow for setting up …Read More
Russia has joined a host of friendly nations in expressing solidarity with India in the wake of floods in Kerala. In a letter sent to Russian President Ram Nath Kovind …Read More
“Russia is India’s old-time friend. We share long-standing historical ties, and Mr President is my personal friend, and a friend of India… Russia and you specifically always played a very …Read More
Russia, Turkey and Iran’s efforts aimed at solving the Syrian crisis has borne fruit paving the way for the holding of the future National Dialogue Congress in Sochi, Turkish politicians have told Sputnik. One of them suggested that the center of the negotiation process has shifted from Geneva to Asia with the US’ influence on the talks waning.The recent high-level summit in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi held by the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran has become a logical continuation of the Astana peace process over Syria and opened the door to the upcoming Syrian National Dialogue Congress, politicians told Sputnik Turkey.Read More
Significant developments took place regarding Syria in December 2016. The partial cease-fire brokered, or rather, brokered and imposed, by Russia and Turkey, with Iran’s concurrence, on President Basher al Assad …Read More
After the stunning upset win over Hillary Clinton in the election on 8 November, President-elect Donald Trump met the incumbent Barack Obama on 11 November to prepare for his swearing-in and assumption of Charge on January 20 next year.
The world waits with bated breath to discover what changes Trump will introduce in pursuit of foreign policy. India is equally concerned and wishes to find out how Trump will be different from his predecessor in his approach towards India and Asia.
Though India made it a point to focus on terrorism and managed to underscore “the need for close coordination on tracking sources of terrorist financing and target the hardware of terrorism, including weapons’ supplies, ammunition, equipment and training,” it could not convince China to change its stance on Masood Azhar, leader of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed.
The group has been blamed for attacks on Indian soil in the past, including the 2001 parliament attack in Delhi that took the nuclear-armed rivals to the brink of war.Read More