Putin to visit India in 2021?

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was earlier scheduled to visit India in late 2020, may visit the country during the first six months of next year, Russia’s ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev said on Monday. Continue Reading

Putin bats for arms control system

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the world would have no future without a system of arms control, with the future of a nuclear weapons pact between Russia and the United States hanging in the balance. Continue Reading

Russia approves second virus vaccine after early trials

Russian authorities have given regulatory approval to a second coronavirus vaccine after early-stage studies, two months after a similar move prompted widespread criticism from scientists both at home and abroad. Continue Reading

India-Russia webinar on use of natural gas as motor fuel

The first ever India-Russia webinar on the use of natural gas as motor fuel was organised by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, government of India and the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. Continue Reading

Japanese PM urges Putin to resolve island dispute

Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that he wants to settle their territorial dispute and sign a peace treaty formally ending their World War II hostilities. Continue Reading

Russian leader Navalny able to leave his bed

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s health has improved so that he is now able to leave his bed briefly, the Berlin hospital treating him said Monday, while Germany announced that French and Swedish labs have confirmed its findings that he was poisoned with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok. Continue Reading

Russia to start Covid-19 vaccine distribution for public soon

Almost a month after President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia has successfully registered a coronavirus vaccine, the Sputnik-V vaccine will likely be made available to the general public from this week. Continue Reading