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Explained: What S-400 air defence system deal with Russia means to India

February 18, 2021 11:57 am

What is S-400, and why does India need it? How did the deal run afoul of Washington, and what has changed since to allow its signing?

Russia's Vladimir Putin ready to meet Donald Trump, preparations may take months: report

January 21, 2017 2:45 pm

Thousands of people turned out in Washington to attend the inauguration ceremony of Trump, who took the reins from former president Barack Obama.

Putin calls report which said Russia had damaging details on Donald Trump a hoax

January 17, 2017 7:41 pm

Putin also said he hoped that Moscow and Washington could eventually get their troubled relations back to normal.

Donald Trump suggests 'good deals' with Russia on nuclear arms, sanctions

January 16, 2017 7:35 am

Under Barack Obama, the US applied various sanctions against Russia for its involvement in Ukraine, the Syrian war and for alleged cyber attacks to influence the US election.

Donald Trump aides deny summit with Vladimir Putin planned

January 15, 2017 10:18 am

Trump has said he accepted the intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia is to be blamed for cyber hacking that interfered with the US presidential election.

Will India stand to gain from Donald Trump’s Russia policy?

January 12, 2017 4:36 pm

In Trump's era, the United States is bound to embrace Putin's Russia, while simultaneously severing its ties with China. In an interesting pattern, India enjoys an amicable relationship with Russia and the United States, while having a difficult relationship with China.

What Trump cards does Putin have?

January 11, 2017 2:46 pm

The president-elect’s transition team has refrained from commenting on the issue, but Donald Trump tweeted late Tuesday night calling the “fake” news reports a “total political witch hunt”.

US senators seek Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria

January 10, 2017 9:10 pm

The measure is being introduced a day before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds its confirmation hearing for Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson.

Russia's Putin says will not expel anyone in response to US sanctions

December 30, 2016 7:18 pm

"We will not expel anyone," Putin said in a statement.

Putin: Nobody believed US president-elect Trump would win, except Russia

December 23, 2016 4:06 pm

Putin said that Democrats were wrongly trying to blame others for their defeat to Donald Trump on external factors, adding that the party needed to learn how to lose gracefully.


Photos Of The Year: Vladimir Putin's workout, Mark Zuckerberg's daughter, Barack Obama's selfie

December 28, 2015 5:00 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin exercises in a gym, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max, Barack Obama poses for a selfie.

Top Frames: Obama, Putin at UN General Assembly, Russia launch airstrikes in Syria

October 10, 2015 1:08 pm

Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.

Top Frames: China's Military Parade, Vladimir Putin's workout, Europe migrant crisis

September 05, 2015 8:00 am

Chinese troops staged a celebration of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II in Beijing; Vladimir Putin worksout in an open-air gym; Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus.

Top Frames: Vladimir Putin's sea adventure, Rajapaksa's election loss

August 22, 2015 8:00 am

Vladimir Putin submerging into the waters of the Black Sea; Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn in as Sri Lanka's new prime minister in Colombo.

Stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea

August 20, 2015 1:40 pm

President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship.

PM Modi meets Sharif in Ufa; Dalai Lama's birthday and monsoon in Delhi

July 11, 2015 7:00 am

Narendra Modi accepts Nawaz Sharif's invitation to visit Pakistan for SAARC summit in 2016; a three day celebration of Dalai Lama's 80th birthday; monsoon arrives in Delhi.


Russian President wishes India on Republic Day

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.

Russia President Putin defends air campaign in Syria

October 23, 2015 11:24 am

President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia’s air campaign in Syria, stressing the aim is to restore peace.