Tag: Vladimir Putin

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  • Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to Indian leaders

    Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to Indian leaders

    In separate messages to Indian leaders, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Russian President observed that the relationship between the two countries was developing in a constructive and dynamic manner

    December 31, 2018
  • India, Russia discuss joint mechanism to counter terror threats from Afghanistan

    India, Russia discuss joint mechanism to counter terror threats from Afghanistan

    The situation in Afghanistan, in the context of developments in the region, came in for discussion when visiting Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in New Delhi last week.

    December 10, 2018
  • Joust in the Sea

    Joust in the Sea

    The Ukrainian crisis was never quite forgotten; it has now escalated to an awesome degree and the world is alarmed at the latest bout of Russian expansionism. The skirmish in the Sea of Azov has bolstered Vladimir Putin’s position at home post the misadventures such as in Syria, not to forget the electoral meddling in …

    November 29, 2018
  • Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

    Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

    The incident was the first major confrontation at sea in the long-running conflict pitting Ukraine against Moscow and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east.

    November 28, 2018
  • Russia blackballed

    Russia blackballed

    Lithuania’s parliament voted unanimously last Tuesday to consider leaving Interpol if the Russian candidate had won the vote.

    November 26, 2018
  • Hundred Years After

    Hundred Years After

    One hundred years after World War I ended, the saddest thought on Armistice Day must be the almost relentless danger of wars and extremism that have threatened the world’s peace and prosperity. Storm-centres dot the world of 2018 and much as the leaders of Europe and the US commemorated the fallen on November 11 ~ …

    November 13, 2018
  • Constitutionally perilous

    Constitutionally perilous

    Donald Trump’s counter-blast has astonished the United States of America and not the least because of its timing. And seldom in the country’s history has the presidency been mired in the kind of turmoil that it now contends with ~ two years after the presidential election and two days after the midterm convulsion. The Democrats’ …

    November 12, 2018
  • What US elections mean to India

    What US elections mean to India

    The mid-term election results in the United States this week show the end of one-party rule as the Democrats have recaptured the House of Representatives. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate and 36 of the 50 Governors were up for election. Both sides claimed victory. …

    November 11, 2018
  • Donald Trump declines Republic Day invite, cites ‘scheduling constraints’

    Donald Trump declines Republic Day invite, cites ‘scheduling constraints’

    Trump's decision comes at a time when there have been differences between the two countries over India's defence deal with Russia and purchase of oil from Iran.

    October 30, 2018
  • Russia, China spying on Donald Trump’s cellphone calls, claims report

    Russia, China spying on Donald Trump’s cellphone calls, claims report

    The American intelligence agencies had learned that China and Russia were eavesdropping on the President's cellphone calls from human sources inside foreign governments and intercepting communications between foreign officials.

    October 25, 2018
  • India needs Russia for more than weapons

    India needs Russia for more than weapons

    India may risk US sanctions, knowing it may hurt the US equally too, but would neither surrender its interest in Chabahar or stop oil procurements.

    October 23, 2018
  • India in touch with US on missile deal with Russia, oil purchases from Iran

    India in touch with US on missile deal with Russia, oil purchases from Iran

    The missile deal has upset the US since India went ahead with it, ignoring Washington’s threat of punitive action under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

    October 18, 2018
  • Missiles from Russia

    Missiles from Russia

    After wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin, Indian and Russia on October 5 signed the $5 billion S-400 Triumf missile defence system deal in New Delhi, bolstering its shield against possible air attacks from Pakistan and China. They also signed eight other agreements, including one on cooperation in India’s ambitious …

    October 18, 2018
  • Women of substance at the top

    Women of substance at the top

    The 2016 political thriller ‘The Committee’, written by the popular American author Terry E. Hill, is a fantastic mixture of political conspiracies, manipulation and mysticism. ‘The Committee’, a secret one, is headed by a mysterious New Orleans family of Creole women with ancestors from Europe. ‘The Committee’ has chosen every US president for the last …

    October 11, 2018
  • Modi-Putin summit: India-Russia to sign defence, energy deals

    Modi-Putin summit: India-Russia to sign defence, energy deals

    The Modi-Putin summit beginning could also witness the signing of crucial energy deals between the two countries.

    October 3, 2018
  • Putin to visit India next week for summit with Modi 

    Putin to visit India next week for summit with Modi 

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit India on 4-5 October for the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit, it was officially announced here on Friday.

    September 28, 2018
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin on 2-day India visit from Oct 4

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on 2-day India visit from Oct 4

    In May, Modi had travelled Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal summit with Putin during which they discussed a range of crucial issues.

    September 28, 2018