Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded that Western countries should not interfere in Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul, saying they "must stop the irresponsible policy of imposing foreign values from abroad".
Beijing: The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump’s “protectionist” trade policy and bullying practices. Ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to Osaka to attend the summit on June 28-29, Chinese Assistant Foreign […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have bilateral meetings with leaders of Russia and China during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit later this month but not with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. “No meeting is being organised between Prime Minister Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. There is nothing more that I […]
Seoul: The leader of North Korea returned to Pyongyang following his “successful and historic” summit with the President of Russia, state media reported on Saturday. Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin met in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday in what was the first ever summit between the two leaders. Kim arrived back in the […]
New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday strongly condemned Thursday’s terror attack by the Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammed in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of at least 45 CRPF personnel and said that the perpetrators behind the act should be “duly punished”. In a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Putin said: “Please accept […]
Washington: The US Treasury Department has formally lifted sanctions on three Russian companies, including Rusal the world’s second-largest aluminium producer, which were tied to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite sharp objections in Congress. On December 19, the Treasury Department notified Congress of its intent to lift the sanctions saying the companies were […]
New Delhi: India and Russia on Friday concluded the much expected deal for the S-400 Triumf air defence missile system following the annual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The sides welcomed the conclusion of the contract for the supply of the S-400 Long Range Surface to Air Missile […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a restricted meeting here on Friday ahead of delegation-level talks of the annual bilateral summit. Modi received Putin at the Hyderabad House here and the two leaders warmly shook hands and hugged each other obliging cameramen. Putin arrived here on Thursday evening for […]
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday submitted his application for registration as an independent candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential election. The Central Elections Commission (CEC) accepted the documents, which included an application for registration of an initiative group of supporters, a statement of consent to running for President, confirmations of biographical data as […]
Moscow: Russia does not and will not seek confrontation with any other country, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday. “We will continue to pursue an open and honest foreign policy … We are ready to work with all countries — in the West and in the East — on the principles of trust and equality,” […]
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France will respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting the Islamic State (IS) in the country. “A very clear red line exists on our side – that is the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” […]
Washington: US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian crisis and “the very dangerous situation” on the Korean Peninsula. “The conversation was a very good one, and included the discussion of de-escalation to achieve lasting peace for humanitarian and many other reasons,” said a White House statement on Tuesday, adding […]
US President Barack Obama has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to "de-escalate" tensions in Ukraine and asked him to pull his forces back to bases in Crimea.....