Thursday, January 23, 2020

Putin appoints new Russian cabinet members

Moscow |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed new Russian cabinet members, according to the decrees Kremlin published on its website.... read..

Four short-listed astronauts to go for Gaganyaan training in Russia by this month-end: Sivan

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 22, 2020 2:11:19 PM IST
ISRO chief K Sivan on Wednesday said that four astronauts have been short-listed for the Gaganyaan mission who will go to Russia for training by the end of this month.... read..

Russia warns Iran against making 'reckless steps' to quit NPT

Others | January 21, 2020 4:11:21 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], Jan 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow warns Tehran against making 'reckless steps' to quit the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said.... read..

11 dead in Russian residential building fire

Moscow |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
At least 11 people were killed on Tuesday in a fire that engulfed a residential building in Russia's Tomsk region.... read..

Russia hopes Iran won't quit global nuclear deal

Moscow |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 PM IST
Moscow hopes that Iran will not withdraw from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti news agency.... read..

Broken hot water pipe kills 5 in Russian hotel

Moscow |Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Five people were killed and three others hospitalized on Monday after a broken hot water pipe flooded a small hotel in the Russian city of Perm near the Ural Mountains, the regional investigative committee said.... read..

Russia: Putin dismisses idea of allowing country's head of state to serve for an indefinite term

Europe | January 19, 2020 2:41:20 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], Jan 19 (Sputnik/ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that it would be better not to return to allowing the country's head of state to serve for an indefinite term, making the statement in response to a proposal that was raised ... read..

Unverified info of six F-35 jets on Iran's borders at time of plane crash: Russia

Moscow | January 18, 2020 9:41:18 AM IST
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday (local time) said that there is unverified information that at least six American F-35 jets were "in the Iranian border area" when Iran accidentally downed a Ukraine International Airlines flight near Tehra... read..

Russia backs India on Kashmir again

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Russia on Friday reiterated that the constitutional reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir state was an internal matter of India and none of its concern.... read..

Russian Duma approves Putin pick, Mikhail Mishustin, as new Prime Minister

Moscow | January 17, 2020 3:41:19 AM IST
Russian assembly or the Duma on Thursday approved Mikhail V. Mishustin as the new Prime Minister, a little-known technocrat picked by President Vladimir Putin, a day after the Cabinet resigned as part of an unexpected Kremlin shake-up.... read..

Putin signs decree to appoint tax ex-chief as new Russian PM

Moscow |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a decree to appoint former Russian Federal Tax Service head Mikhail Mishustin as the new Prime Minister, a day after the resignation of the previous government.... read..

5 S-400 air defence systems to be delivered to India in 2025: Russia

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Russia on Friday said that five S-400 air defence systems will be delivered to India in 2025, as per schedule.... read..

'Ready and looking forward' to training Indian astronauts: Russia

New Delhi | January 17, 2020 2:11:24 PM IST
Russia is "ready and looking forward" to training a team of Indian astronauts for the Gaganyaan mission, Moscow diplomat Roman Babushkin said on Friday.... read..

Russia to deliver 5 S-400 air defence systems to India by 2025

New Delhi | January 17, 2020 3:41:22 PM IST
Russia will deliver five S-400 air defence systems to India by 2025, Moscow diplomat Roman Babushkin said on Friday, adding that the missiles will serve well for the Indian security.... read..

Feel no reason to travel to Kashmir, its India's internal matter: Russian envoy

New Delhi | January 17, 2020 12:41:32 PM IST
Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay R Kudashev, on Friday said that he does not feel there is a reason to travel to Kashmir as it is an internal matter of India.... read..

After UNSC meet on Kashmir, Russian envoy urges India-Pak to normalise ties through bilateral efforts

Washington D.C. | January 16, 2020 8:11:28 AM IST
Following a closed-door meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Kashmir earlier on Wednesday, Russia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said he hoped that India and Pakistan would normalise relations throug... read..

Kashmir: Azad hits out at govt for ignoring Russia

Srinagar |Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has hit out at the government for not including Russia in the foreign diplomats' delegation that visited Kashmir earlier this month.... read..

Russian PM candidate plans changes in new govt

Moscow |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Mikhail Mishustin, Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposed Prime Ministerial candidate, has said that some changes were planned in the new government, an official said on Thursday.... read..

35 people injured in clashes near Russian Embassy in Lebanon

Middle East | January 16, 2020 9:41:30 AM IST
Beirut [Lebanon], Jan 16 (Sputnik/ANI): At least 35 people have been injured in violent clashes between police and protestors near the Russian Embassy in Lebanon's capital Beirut, the Lebanese Red Cross said.... read..
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