Russia invites Taliban for talks in Moscow

Russia has invited representatives of the Taliban to meet in Moscow as part of the efforts to open diplomatic channels with Afghanistans de facto new government, Russian President Vladimir Putins special envoy for the country has confirmed, Russia Today reported. Continue Reading

Pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown

Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, but opponents alleged widespread fraud. Continue Reading

Putin decides to receive coronavirus vaccine

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will receive the Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a Russian state TV channel on Sunday. Continue Reading

Navalny urges EU to be ready for Russian election

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny urged the European Union to reject the results of Russia’s parliamentary election next year if any candidates are blocked from taking part and he called Friday on the EU to impose sanctions on oligarchs close to President Vladimir Putin. Continue Reading

Russia to release first batch of Covid-19 vaccine in two weeks

Russia on Wednesday said the first batch of its COVID-19 vaccine would be ready for some medics within two weeks and rejected as groundless safety concerns aired by some experts over Moscow`s rapid approval of the drug. Continue Reading

Putin to witness Alanganallur Jallikattu?

Ministry of External Affairs has brushed aside reports that Russia President Vladimir Putin will be present in Alanganallur near Madurai to witness the Jallikattu that will be conducted Pongal 2020. Continue Reading