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Joe Biden Calls Vladimir Putin 'Killer', Russia Recalls Envoy For Consultations

Mar 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A declassified report from the US national intelligence director's office found that President Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election.

Russia Expels Diplomats From Sweden, Poland And Germany For Attending Pro-Navalny Rally

Feb 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

They were required to leave Russia 'in the nearest future,' a ministry statement said.

Pro-Alexei Navalny Rallies Rock Russia, Over 5,000 Arrested

Tens of thousands rallied across the country last weekend in the largest, most widespread show of discontent that Russia had seen in years.

Russia President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Mastery Of ATP Finals Champ Daniil Medvedev

Nov 24, 2020 Stats Perform

Vladimir Putin paid tribute to the "mastery" of Daniil Medvedev after his victory at the ATP Finals

India and China Can Produce Russia's Sputnik V Vaccine: Vladimir Putin

ussia has reached an agreement with Indian and Chinese companies, says Putin at BRICS summit

16 November, 2020

PM Modi To Attend Virtual BRICS Summit On Tuesday


Chinese President Xi Jinping is also expected to take part in the summit.

05 October, 2020

Modi, Xi To Face Each Other For First Time Since Border Standoff In Ladakh At BRICS Virtual Summit On November 17


The BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) is known as an influential bloc that represents over 3.6 billion people, or half of the world's population.

23 September, 2020

'US Has Most Powerful Weapons Ever Produced': Donald Trump


'We will strike down terrorists who threaten our citizens and we will keep America out of endless, ridiculous, stupid foreign wars,' said Trump at an election rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

18 September, 2020

'Great Leader, Loyal Friend:' US President Trump's B'day Wish For PM Modi


PM Modi tweeted and thanked US President for his warm birthday wishes, says 'US-India friendship is good for the entire humanity'.

02 July, 2020

PM Modi, Putin Stress On Closer India-Russia Ties, Challenges Of Post-Covid World


During their telephonic conversation, they agreed to maintain the momentum of bilateral contacts and consultations, leading to the annual bilateral summit to be held in India later this year.

17 January, 2020

'J&K Internal Matter Of India, No Reason For Me To Travel There': Russian Envoy

Outlook Web Bureau

The Russian envoy had said he was not invited to be part of the group of envoys, which paid a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

15 January, 2020

Russian PM Resigns As Putin Proposes Constitutional Amendments

Associated Press (AP)

Dmitry Medvedev's resignation followed Putin's annual state of the nation address earlier Wednesday. During his speech, the Russian leader proposed amending the constitution to increase the powers of prime ministers and Cabinet members.

03 January, 2020

'World Can't Afford Another War In Gulf': Says UN Amid Calls For De-Escalation After Soleimani Killing

Outlook Web Bureau

Russia, China, and Italy, among others, have expressed concern while calling for de-escalation of tensions.

10 December, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin Suggests WADA's Punishment Is Political And Outlines Plans To Appeal

Stats Perform

The four-year ban from international sporting events given to Russia has "political considerations", according to President Vladimir Putin

09 December, 2019

Russia Doping Ban Fallout: Moscow Blames 'Anti-Russian Hysteria'


The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from international competitions including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

03 December, 2019

Putin Signs Law To Label Journalists As 'Foreign Agents' In Russia, Concerns Rise Over Press Freedom


The new law, which now extends to individuals, will come into effect immediately.

28 November, 2019

Euro 2020: Vladimir Putin Says 'Will Do Everything' Not To Let Down UEFA, Fans As Russia Face Possible Doping Ban


On Tuesday, a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) source hinted that the Euro 2020 football tournament may be excluded from the potential doping ban

11 October, 2019

Russia in Middle East: The Unputdownable Putin

Shajahan Madampat

A cursory look at Putin’s Middle East maneuvers shows up the man as the cleverest player among the big powers competing for influence in the region.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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