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Depot blast not Russian act of state terrorism: Czech PM

Prague, April 20 | Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Moscow's alleged involvement in the 2014 ammunition depot explosion was not an act of...

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff

Prague, April 18 | The Czech Republic is expelling 18 employees of the Russian embassy in Prague, who were allegedly "identified as members of...

Ukraine expels Russian diplomat in retaliation

Kieve, April 18 | In a retaliatory move, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has asked a Russian diplomat in Kiev to leave the country within...

US sanctions 6 Pak nationals, 5 firms for helping Russian plot...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi/Washington, April 16 | The US Treasury Department has designated six Pakistani nationals and their five companies based in Karachi and...

US sanctions Pak firm, owners for working as Russian proxy (IANS...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, April 16 | The US Treasury Department has sanctioned Pakistani IT firm, Second Eye Solutions (SES), and its owners and...

Russian, Indian officials in Kudankulam test Covid positive

Chennai, April 15 | A Russian nuclear technocrat and some employees of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), working at the Kudankulam...

G7 concerned by Russian troop build-up on Ukraine border

Washington, April 13 | G7 member countries have said they were deeply concerned about the build-up of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine...

Russian fighter intercepts US reconnaissance plane

Moscow, April 11 | A Russian MiG-31 fighter has intercepted a US reconnaissance plane above the Pacific Ocean, the Russian Defence Ministry said.Russian airspace...

CAS upholds verdict on 9 Russian athletes; AIU welcomes decision

Monaco, April 9 | The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) welcomed Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision of holding nine Russian athletes guilty...

US ‘increasingly concerned’ by Russian military build-up on Ukraine border

Washington, April 9 | The US is "increasingly concerned" by the Russian military build-up on its border with Ukraine, the White House said, adding...

Private Pak importers rush for Russian vax

Islamabad, April 8 | Private importers in Pakistan are negotiating to procure more of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for commercial sale.AGP Pharma, a pharmaceutical...

Russian envoy’s return depends on US policy: Official

Moscow, April 8 | The return of Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov to Washington will depend on US policy, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said...

Russian FM to visit Pakistan

Islamabad, April 3 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to visit Pakistan from April 6 to 7, the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad...

Russian envoy not optimistic about US ties

Moscow, April 1 | Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said that he is not anticipating "bright prospects" for Moscow-Washington relations.The bilateral...

Top US general speaks with Ukrainian, Russian counterparts

Washington, April 1 | Gen. Mark Milley, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with his Ukrainian and Russian counterparts amid escalating...

Russian envoy to US hopes to return soon

Moscow, March 30 | Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, who has returned to Moscow for consultations after he was recalled earlier this...

SL to receive 20,000 doses of Russian vax

Colombo, March 27 | Sri Lanka will receive 20,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 next month, a Minister announced here.State Minister...

3 Russian nuclear subs emerge from under Arctic ice

Moscow, March 27 | Three nuclear-powered missile submarines broke thick ice and surfaced in the Arctic Ocean simultaneously for the first time in...

Russian authorities say Navalny’s condition stable

Moscow, March 25 | Russian authorities on Thursday said jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny was in "good" health, after reports by his staff that...

S.Korean, Russian FM hold talks in Seoul

Seoul, March 25 | South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and his visiting Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held talks here on Thursday to discuss...

Russian ambassador to US returns to Moscow for consultations

Washington, March 22 | Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov returned to Moscow for consultations, according to an announcement by the Russian...

Russian envoy to US returns to Moscow

Washington, March 21 | The Russian Embassy in Washington confirmed that the country's Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov has returned to Moscow for...

Covid-19 cases in Russian capital top 1mn

Moscow, March 15 | Local Covid-19 infections increased by 1,905 over the past 24 hours to reach 1,000,394, Russia's Covid-19 response center said on...

Western groups plan disinformation campaign against Russian vax

Moscow, March 13 | Russian media outlets have said that the US and its allies were plotting a "disinformation campaign" to hurt the credibility...

Russian Foreign Minister to tour UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar

Moscow, March 5 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Qatar from March 8 to...

EU sanctions 4 Russian individuals

Brussels, March 3 | The European Union (EU) has imposed restrictive measures on four Russian individuals responsible for serious human rights violations in Moscow.The...

US sanctions Russian individuals over Navalny poisoning

Washington, March 3 | The United States announced sanctions and restrictions against Russian individuals and entities over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei...

World Athletics Council approves return of Russian body

London, March 1 | Following detailed work by World Athletics' Russia Taskforce, its independent experts, and Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), a final plan for...

‘Russian’ hackers targeted NASA as part of SolarWinds attack

Washington, Feb 24 | In a wide-spread cyber-attack on US federal agencies and enterprises, hackers also broke into the networks of NASA and the...

India-China rivalry steams into Russian Far East

By Atul AnejaNew Delhi, Feb 23 | The India-China rivalry has now pushed into the Russian Far East, where Modi administration is planning significant...

Russian resupply ship launches to space station

Washington, Feb 15 | An uncrewed Russian cargo ship carrying just over one ton of nitrogen, water and propellant to the International Space Station...

The Russian affair (Opinion)

By Asad MirzaThe recent demonstrations in Russia might have raised the West's hope to see an end to the Russian oligarchy, but it may...

BEL to make aviation hoses for Russian firm

Bengaluru, Feb 4 | State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) would set up an industrial facility to make a range of aviation hoses for Russian...

Russian Foreign Minister warns US, EU over Navalny

New Delhi/Moscow, Feb 4 | In a stern warning to the United States' and the European Union (EU), the Vladimir Putin government on Thursday...

Russian frigate conducts drills after US destroyers enter Black Sea

Moscow, Jan 30 | Russian frigate Admiral Makarov conducted air defence and combat drills in the Black Sea after two US warships entered the...

Russian navy to receive at least 40 new ships this year

Moscow, Jan 30 | The Russian navy will get at least 40 new ships in 2021, the navy's First Deputy Commander-in-Chief Alexander Vitko said.The...

Musician duo Rusha and Blizza collaborates with Russian choreographer Igor Glinskiy

Mumbai, Jan 29 | Musician duo Rusha and Blizza release their latest music video on Friday, in collaboration with Russian director-choreographer Igor Glinskiy.Titled "Courage"...

Russian parliament approves extending nuke treaty with US

Moscow, Jan 28 | The Russian parliament on Wednesday ratified President Vladimir Putin's bill on a five-year extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction...

Russian woman ends life in Mathura

Mathura, Jan 25 | A 41-year-old Russian woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping to her death from the top floor of a six-storey apartment...

Pak okays Russian vaccine for ’emergency use’

Islamabad, Jan 24 | The Pakistan government has approved Russias Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for "emergency use authorisation" (EUA) and also gave a go-ahead...

Russian oppn leader detained upon arrival from Germany

Moscow, Jan 18 | Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained upon his arrival in Moscow from Germany, where he received medical treatment after...

US hampering chances for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states: Russian FM

Moscow, Jan 15 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US is doing all it can to hamper any chance for dialogue...

Russian Strategic Missile Forces to hold over 200 drills in 2021

Moscow, Jan 4 | The Russian Strategic Missile Forces will conduct more than 200 exercises of various levels in 2021, the Defence Ministry said...

Russian hackers hit 250 govt agencies, firms in US: Report

San Francisco, Jan 3 | The suspected Russia-backed hackers have compromised at least 250 federal agencies and top enterprises in the US, by infiltrating...

Russian ground troops to participate in 9 int’l drills

Moscow, Jan 2 | The Russian Defence Ministry announced that the country's ground troops have planned to participate in nine military exercises in 2021.Russia...

Russian nuclear power generation breaks Soviet record

Moscow, Jan 2 | Russian nuclear power plants (NPPs) generated over 215.746 billion kWh of electricity in 2020, an all-time high beating the annual...

Russian, Turkish FMs discuss joint peacekeeping centre in Nagorno-Karabakh

Moscow, Dec 30 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed developments in relation to the joint Russian-Turkish peacekeeping centre in the conflict-ridden Nagorno-Karabakh region...

17 missing after Russian fishing boat sinks in Arctic

Moscow, Dec 28 | Seventeen people were missing and two others rescued after a Russian fishing boat sank in the Barents Sea, local media...

SolarWinds hack: Russian cybercriminals attacked CrowdStrike

San Francisco, Dec 28 | Cyber-security firm CrowdStrike has revealed that suspected Russian hackers who broke into a series of US government agencies and...

Argentina registers Sputnik V vaccine based on Russian clinical trial data

Moscow, Dec 24 | The Russian Direct Investment Fund, the country's sovereign wealth fund, announced that Argentina has registered the Russian coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik...

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Air India cancels UK flights from April 24 to 30

New Delhi, April 21 | National carrier Air India has decided to cancel flights between India and the UK from April 24 to 30.The...