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31-Aug-2019 Moscow

Dharmendra Pradhan holds high-level discussions with Russian leaders

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan visited Moscow from August 29-30, 2019 on the invitation of Minister of Energy of Russian Federation Mr Alexander Novak. During the visit, he held a series of high-level bilateral engagements...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Elton John mistaken about LGBT rights in Russia : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that British singer Elton John is mistaken about the rights of LGBTs in Russia."I have a lot of respect for him, he is a genius musician, we all enjoy his music, but I think he is mistaken," Putin said on Saturday during...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Russia, US to begin nuclear arms talks: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he and his US counterpart Donald Trump had asked their foreign ministries to begin talks on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).But it is too early to tell whether the negotiations will...

06-Jun-2019 Moscow

Xi Jinping hails Russia, China ties during Moscow visit

 Relations between Russia and China serve as a guarantor of international peace and set a positive example for other nations, Chinese President Xi  Jinping has said.The Chinese President's comments came on Wednesday night during a celebration to mark the 70th...

01-Jun-2019 Moscow

Blasts at Russian munitions factory injure 19

At least 19 people have been injured in blasts at a factory that manufactures explosives in western Russia, emergency services said on Saturday.The incident took place at the Kristall factory in Dzerzhinsk city in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region.The victims...

06-May-2019 Moscow

41 killed as Russian plane crash lands in Moscow

At least 41 people, including two children, on board a Russian Aeroflot plane were killed after it burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport.Aeroflot flight SU 1492 skidded down the runway at the Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday,...

11-Jan-2019 Moscow

43 kg heroin seized in Russia

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday said it has seized 43 kg of heroin.During the operation, FSB officers detained active members of a cross-border criminal group while they were transferring drugs in a forest here, Xinhua news agency...

27-Dec-2018 Moscow

Russia's 'invulnerable' n-missile ready to deploy : Vladimir Putin

Russia's new hypersonic missile system, which Moscow claims is "invulnerable" to the US defences, will enter service in 2019, President Vladimir Putin said after conducting a test of the missile.The Avangard hypersonic system was tested from the Dombarovsky military...

20-Dec-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin : Threat of nuclear war shouldn't be underestimated

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the threat of a nuclear war should not be underestimated as he accused the US of provoking an arms race after abandoning various agreements.During his annual live-broadcast press conference, Putin said there...

24-Oct-2018 Moscow

I am puzzled by US' unprovoked moves : Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia met on Tuesday with the United States' national security advisor on the second day of the latter's visit to Moscow and told him that his government was puzzled by the US' moves such as withdrawing from a Cold War-era nuclear arms...

17-Oct-2018 Moscow

18 killed in Crimea college attack

A teenage student detonated an explosive device and opened fire at a technical college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 40 others before turning the gun on himself, Russia's investigative committee said.Investigators...

17-Oct-2018 Moscow

10 killed as explosion rocks college in Crimea

At least 10 people were killed and around 50 were injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said anti-terror authorities were examining the possibility that the blast, which hit the polytechnic...

04-Oct-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin calls ex-Russian spy Skripal 'traitor'

Russian President Vladimir Putin called former spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned along with his daughter in the UK, a "traitor" and suggested that the incident was being "artificially blown up" by the media.Asked at an energy forum on Wednesday in Moscow...

13-Sep-2018 Moscow

Russia is peace-loving state : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that his country was peace-loving and that the ongoing Vostok-2018 exercises deemed as the largest military drills since the Cold War, were aimed at developing its defence capabilities.Speaking at Tsugol, situated...

03-Sep-2018 Moscow

3 found dead as missing chopper found crashed in Siberia

The debris of a missing helicopter was found along with the bodies of all three people on-board in a forest in Siberia, Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Monday.Rescuers have reached the site of the crash and found the debris of the Mi-8 as well as three...

04-Aug-2018 Moscow

Russian helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia

Eighteen people were killed in a Russian helicopter crash on Saturday in East Siberia region, authorities said.Russia's Emergencies Ministry said the MI-8 went down at 10.20 a.m., about 180 kilometre from the town of Igarka, in Krasnoyarsk region."There were...

22-Jul-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin, Macron discuss joint humanitarian aid to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have discussed the implementation of a joint initiative on delivering relief to Syria, the Kremlin said."Special attention was devoted to humanitarian aspects of the Syrian settlement...

26-May-2018 Moscow

No Russian support for Catalonia's independence drive : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Friday that his country has supported the independence drive of the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, saying he wants the Iberian nation to preserve its territorial integrity."We have good and fruitful relations...

19-May-2018 Moscow

Iran n-deal not perfect but better than no agreement : Angela Merkel

The European Union (EU) has no intention to abandon the Iran nuclear deal after the US withdrawal, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said."Although this agreement is not perfect, it is better than no agreement," Merkel said on Friday at a televised press...

27-Mar-2018 Moscow

Angry Russians protest over shopping mall fire

Thousands of angry Russians took to the streets in the Siberian city of Kemerovo demanding a full investigation into a shopping mall fire that claimed the lives of 64 people -- 41 of them children.Russian President Vladimir Putin, who flew to the city to offer...

26-Mar-2018 Moscow

Russia mall inferno: 13 children victims identified

Thirteen children who died in a massive blaze that broke out at a shopping centre in Russia Kemerovo city, have been identified, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said on Tuesday.A total of 64 people were killed in the fire that started on the top floor of...

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