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13-Sep-2018 Russia

Commerce Minister concludes Vladivostok visit

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, recently visited the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in Russia. The visit began with a tour of the diamond cutting and polishing factory set up by the KGK Group of India in...

11-Sep-2018 Vladivostok, Russia

Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation. Both sides discussed issues of mutual cooperation in areas of common concern...

21-May-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Informal Summit between India and Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin held their first informal Summit in the city of Sochi in the Russian Federation on May 21, 2018.  The Summit provided an occasion for both leaders to deepen their friendship and to exchange views...

11-Apr-2018 Vladivostok (Russia)

6 killed in chopper crash in Russia

Six persons were killed in a helicopter crash in Russian's Khabarovsk city, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Wednesday.The Mi-8 helicopter crashed at 11.30 a.m., Xinhua news agency reported."The helicopter made a hard landing. According to preliminary...

30-Jan-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Russia says Syria ready to move on from conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the right conditions were in place for Syria to move on from its tragic conflict, as delegates gathered here on Tuesday for the second day of a Syrian peace conference that opposition groups boycotted.The Russian-backed...

20-Oct-2017 Vladivostok (Russia)

India, Russia tri-services exercise starts

The first India-Russia tri-services "Exercise INDRA 2017" started here on Friday with a glittering opening ceremony, with display of traditional martial arts and folk dances by the Indian troops and a flypast by four fighter aircraft of Russian Federation...

21-Jun-2017 Novosibirsk (Russia)

Russia can take lead in Make in India for defence : Arun Jaitley

Russian companies which have had a long experience in working with India can take a lead role in participating in the Make in India programme, Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday."We have initiated a series of policy and procedural changes...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets Austrian Chancellor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on the sidelines of a multilateral business and economic event here."Bilateral diplomacy at multilateral forum. PM @narendramodi meets Mr. Christian Kern, Chancellor of Austria on...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets UN Secretary General

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly elected UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday on the sidelines of a multilateral business and economic event here."Stressing multilateralism to address global challenges such as terrorism. PM @narendra...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets Governors of Russian regions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended a collective meeting of Governors of Russian regions here."Strengthening bonds with Russia's regions. PM @narendramodi attends first ever collective meeting with Governors of 16 regions of Russia," External Affairs...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

India for environment protection with or without Paris : Narendra Modi

In an oblique disapproval of the US decision to quit the Paris climate change accord, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he was not taking sides with countries on the issue as he was focussed on protection of the environment for future generations."It...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

Narendra Modi hardsells India at 'Davos of the East'

Hardselling 'ease of doing business' as India's USP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited global businesses to exploit the tremendous opportunities available and invest in the expanding infrastructure, manufacturing, defence and service sectors, making...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Eurasian Economic Union Chairman meets Narendra Modi

Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Tigran Sargasyan called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said on Twitter that following India's decision to hold negotiations to have a free trade...

01-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

India, Russia sign Kudankulam pact for Units 5, 6

Overcoming hiccups, India and Russia on Thursday signed an agreement on construction of units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project as the two countries also agreed on deepening military ties.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin also...

01-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Street in Delhi named after late Russian envoy Kadakin : Narendra Modi

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."A street in Delhi today (Thursday) has been named after Ambassador...

01-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi invites Russian firms in Indian defence production

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."I invite Russian companies to...

23-Sep-2016 New Delhi

India-Russia Joint Military Exercise Indra-2016 Begins in Vladivostok

The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ has begun in the Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia. Main focus of this edition of the joint exercise is on ‘Counter-Terrorism Operations in semi mountainous and jungle terrain...

01-May-2016 Sochi

Vladimir Putin unmatched in global politics: F1 supremo Ecclestone

Russian President Vladimir Putin is unparalleled in the present-day world of politicians and can possibly be compared with England’s former Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Formula One's chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said.Asked if Putin can be compared...

19-Mar-2016

62 killed in Russia plane crash

At least 62 people -- 55 passengers, seven crew members -- were killed on Saturday when a passenger jet crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, media reports said.Flydubai flight FZ981 was en route from Dubai and crashed while trying to land,...

26-Jul-2015 St. Petersburg

2018 World Cup to show an open Russia: Putin

President Vladimir Putin has said the football World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018 was a good opportunity to show the world an open and multifaceted country.According to Putin, the World Cup would guide all visitors to "experience the unique history and diverse...

11-Jul-2015 Ufa (Russia)

Iran, P5+1 to soon reach compromise: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he believes Tehran and six world powers will "soon" manage to reach a "compromise" in their negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme.“Compromise should be found,” Iran's Press TV cited Putin as saying in the Urals...

11-Jul-2015 Ufa (Russia)

'Hope SCO becomes platform to resolve international issues'

Moscow hopes the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) would become a platform to resolve international issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said here."We hope that the SCO platform will become where we are able to gather together and look for compromises...

10-Jul-2015 Ufa (Russia)

War against terror not just for Pakistan: Sharif tells SCO

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday asserted that Islamabad's fight against terrorism was not solely for Pakistan's safety but for the whole region."Pakistan's fight against terrorism, including the military operation (Zarb-e-Azb), is not merely for...

10-Jul-2015 Ufa (Russia)

India will work with SCO to combat terror: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked the SCO for making India a full-fledged member of the grouping and said India will work with SCO to combat terrorism and extremism.Modi, addressing the plenary of the 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, said...

10-Jul-2015 Ufa (Russia)

China welcomes Pakistan's entry into SCO

Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday that Beijing welcomed Pakistan's upcoming entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).Xi made the remarks in a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif prior to the 15th SCO summit, which is...

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