RUSSIA

Kremlin: Putin-Kim summit details not clear yet

April 16, 2019 11:13 pm

Moscow: The Kremlin spokesman says it is not clear yet when and where the Russian president and the North Korea leader will meet for a rare summit. Dmitry Peskov said Monday details are still being worked out on the rare talks between Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Peskov has confirmed reports […]

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Stop interfering in Venezuela, Russia warns US

Stop interfering in Venezuela, Russia warns US

March 31, 2019 12:02 pm

Moscow: Russia on Saturday warned Washington to stop interfering in the stand-off between Venezuela’s government and the opposition movement, and once again defended its decision to send personnel to the country. “We recommend that the United States stop threatening Venezuela, smothering its economy and pushing it towards civil war in open violation of international law,” […]

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Belarusian president fires governor for keeping cows in poor conditions

March 27, 2019 11:45 pm

Moscow: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired three officials including a governor for keeping cows in poor conditions at a local farm. Video aired by state television showed Lukashenko, an avid farmer himself, scolding the farm managers and the governor on a visit to the farm in the northern Mogilev region on Tuesday. Lukashenko, who […]

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Automotive industry to converge at Mobility Summit in November

Russian national injured in prison brawl in Goa

March 2, 2019 10:22 pm

Panaji: A Russian national was hospitalised after he was seriously injured in a brawl inside a jail Friday night, Goa Police said. Llia Aleksandrovich (30) was assaulted by some fellow prisoners during a fight between two groups at Central Jail at Colvale, said an official of Mapusa police station. He was shifted to Goa Medical […]

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Automotive industry to converge at Mobility Summit in November

Russia presses case for greater control over its internet

February 27, 2019 5:23 pm

Moscow: The Kremlin spokesman says reports that the U.S. military carried out a cyberattack in Russia ahead of the U.S. midterm elections proves that the country needs to create its own, self-controlled segment of the internet. Russia’s parliament this month passed the first reading of a bill that proposes all internet traffic be routed through servers in Russia. Opponents fear the measure would lead to widespread censorship. Dmitry […]

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India, China, Russia reaffirms strong opposition to terrorism

India, China, Russia reaffirms strong opposition to terrorism

February 27, 2019 4:13 pm

Wuzhen (China): Reaffirming strong opposition to terrorism, India, Russia and China on Wednesday said that extremist groups cannot be supported and used in political and geopolitical goals and those backing terrorist acts must be held accountable and brought to justice. In a joint communique of the 16th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia India […]

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US, France & UK in intense discussions with China on Azhar listing at UN

France to bring proposal to ban Masood Azhar after assuming UNSC presidency

February 27, 2019 2:15 pm

United Nations: France is working on a proposal to ban the chief of the UN-proscribed Jaish-e Muhammad (JeM) Masood Azhar and could move it in the Sanctions Committee after it assumes the Presidency of the powerful UN Security Council next month, sources said. The rotating monthly Presidency of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) will […]

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Automotive industry to converge at Mobility Summit in November

Russian Helicopters identifies potential partners in

February 20, 2019 8:05 pm

Bengaluru: Russian Helicopters Holding Company, a part of State Corporation Rostec, and five Indian firms signed Memorandums of Understanding at Aero India 2019 air show here. The parties agreed to explore the production of a number of assemblies and components for Ka-226T helicopter in India, the company said. The MOUs were signed with Elcom, Valdel Advanced Technologies, Dynamatic Technologies, Integrated Helicopter […]

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Further terror attack on India will be 'extremely problematic': US warns Pak

Trump lashes out at officials involved in Russia probe

February 18, 2019 9:33 pm

West Palm Beach (US): President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behaviour. Trump is lashing out on Twitter at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president, and current Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who initiated special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Trump says McCabe and Rosenstein […]

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Automotive industry to converge at Mobility Summit in November

UK and Russia hold first talks in over a year

February 16, 2019 8:45 pm

London: Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations. Britain’s Minister for Europe Alan Duncan held talks with Russia’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov on the margins of the Munich Security Conference, according to the foreign office in London. “Alan underlined that we have deep […]

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