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Russia intercepts 14 foreign planes near borders

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:38

Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian jets have intercepted 14 foreign planes near its borders in the past week, the Defence Ministry said in a report on Friday.

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US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 00:56

Washington, June 21 (IANS) The US imposed additional sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, blacklisting 38 individuals and entities, the US Treasury Department said.

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Jaitley on three-day Russia visit

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 16:28

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday began a three-day visit to Russia where he would co-chair two meetings with his counterpart and others.

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Too early to respond to new US sanctions: Putin

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 07:22

Moscow, June 18, The president of Russian President Vladimir Purin said that it was too early to respond to the newest round of sanctions recently imposed on the country by the US.

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Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 01:10

St. Petersburg, June 18, Hosts Russia defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the Group A opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament here on Saturday.

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US Attorney General to testify before Congress over contacts with Russia

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:52

Wahington, June 13, A week after former FBI director James Comey's testimony, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is to testify publicly on Tuesday before Congress, which is expected to be focused on his contacts with Russian officials during last year's presidential campaign.

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India & Russia sign St Petersburg Declaration for enhanced ties across the board

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 23:26

St Petersburg, June 1, Marking 70 years of diplomatic ties, India and Russia on Thursday signed the St Petersburg Declaration - an action plan for deepening not only political and economic development of the two countries but also to ensure a benchmark of stability in times of global instability.

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The St Petersburg full Declaration read here

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 23:20

St Petersburg, June 1, Following is the full text of the St Petersburg Declaration that was signed on Thursday following the annual bilateral summit between India and Russia:

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Street in Delhi named after late Russian envoy Kadakin: Modi

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 22:24

St. Petersburg, June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed late Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin as a "great friend" of India and announced that a road in New Delhi has been named after him.

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Modi invites Russian firms in Indian defence production

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 20:50

St. Petersburg, June 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited Russian companies to invest in India by forming joint ventures, saying opportunities for them have opened up, especially in defence production, through recent policy initiatives.

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Congress probes another US AG's meeting with Russian ambassador

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:40

Washington, June 1, Congressional investigators are probing whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions had an additional meeting with Russia's Ambassador to the US during the 2016 presidential campaign, a media report said.

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Prime Minister Modi arrives in Russia

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 23:18

St Petersburg, May 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Spain on Wednesday on the third leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe.

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Trump's Ex-adviser asked to testify on Russia

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:00

Washington, May 21, A former campaign adviser to US President Donald Trump has been asked to testify before the House Intelligence Committee over accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the media reported on Sunday.

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