Putin is expected to be in India early next month along with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu and, according to media reports, India and Russia plan to launch their version of 2+2 ministerial meetings at that time.
"The fact that China is trying to assert, understandably, a new role in the world as a world leader - not showing up, come on," Biden said, adding that Xi's absence was a "big mistake",
Afghanistan should not become a threat to its neighbours, a source of terrorism and drug trafficking, he emphasised at the summit of the five-member bloc.
India had outlined four priority areas for its Chairship. These are reform of the multilateral system, counter-terrorism, using digital and technological tools for achieving SDGs and enhancing people-to-people exchanges.
Noting that India has a talented and dedicated workforce while the Far East is rich in resources, the prime minister said there is tremendous scope for Indian talent to contribute to the development of the Russian Far East.
Vladimir Putin clarified that Russia was closely monitoring the conflict but will not let its armed forces be drawn into an all-against-all conflict
Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States and its allies for leaving Afghanistan in chaos that raises potential security threats for Russia and its allies in Central Asia.
"The leaders will discuss the full range of pressing issues, as we seek to restore predictability and stability to the US-Russia relationship," the White House said,
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked President Vladimir Putin for Russia’s help and support in India’s fight against COVID-19 as the two leaders agreed to establish a…
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Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the BRICS countries for their close coordination on international and regional issues. The BRICS are strengthening cooperation to combat terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption, Putin said during the 12th BRICS summit hosted by Russia via video conference, Xinhua reported. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end […]
New Delhi: In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reiterated his nation’s commitment to further strengthen the “special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries in all spheres”. Putin gave his assurance during the telephonic conversation with Modi who called him to congratulate on the success […]
Moscow: Russian voters approved changes to the constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, but the weeklong plebiscite that concluded Wednesday was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other irregularities. With most of the nation’s polls closed and 20% of precincts counted, 72% voted for the constitutional […]
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Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed new Russian cabinet members, according to the decrees Kremlin published on its website. According to one of the decrees, the new government has reduced its former ten deputy prime ministers to nine. A former Kremlin aide Andrey Belousov became First Deputy Prime Minister, Xinhua news agency reported on […]
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that attempts made to contain China are bound to fail and even backfire. “Anyone who undertakes such an attempt will sooner or later understand that it is simply impossible, and these people will end up hurting themselves,” Xinhua quoted Putin as saying on Thursday during the Q&A session […]
Vladivostok: Russia will launch a special stamp to commemorate the150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Ambassador to Moscow D B Venkatesh Varma said here on Wednesday. Addressing reporters after the summit-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Varma said India was grateful to Russia for the honour given to […]
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New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday conveyed his greetings to India on the occasion of its 73rd Independence Day, saying the country rightfully takes pride in its great achievements in every field as well as its “high authority in the international arena”. In a message, Putin sent his congratulations to President Ram Nath […]
Bishkek: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin here and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic relationship. This is the first meeting between the two leaders after Modi’s re-election following the stunning victory of the BJP in the general elections last month. “PM […]
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