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Russians tried to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange escape from London embassy hideout: Report

Russians tried to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange escape from London embassy hideout: Report

The 47-year-old Assange remains in hiding in a back room of the central London building six years after losing a legal battle against extradition to Sweden for questioning on allegations of rape and sexual assault. 

Sep 22, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
Russia's anti-doping agency to be reinstated, confirms WADA

Russia's anti-doping agency to be reinstated, confirms WADA

RUSADA was suspended in 2015 following allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping.

Sep 20, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

The report, submitted to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee last month said Pyongyang has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions on exports.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
Two accused are civilians, nothing criminal about them: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Skripal poisoning

Two accused are civilians, nothing criminal about them: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Skripal poisoning

British prosecutors last week identified two Russians who they said were operating under aliases - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - who they said had tried to murder former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with a military-grade nerve agent in England.

Sep 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese prez Xi Jinping turn chefs, flip pancakes in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese prez Xi Jinping turn chefs, flip pancakes in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping took a break from their busy schedule and were seen flipping pancakes together on the sidelines of an international forum in Russia.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
Russia says US dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria's Deir al-Zor

Russia says US dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria's Deir al-Zor

The air strikes targeted the village of Hadjin and resulted in fires, but there was no information about casualties, the Russian military said.

Sep 10, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform: Reports

Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform: Reports

Thousands of supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny protested across Russia on Sunday against planned increases to the pension age, with a rights group saying at least 291 of them had been detained by the police. 

Sep 09, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
After losing at computer game, teenager beheads himself in Russia

After losing at computer game, teenager beheads himself in Russia

According to the report by Daily Mail, the body of Pavel Matveev, a 15-year-old, was found in the village of Mogochino in Tomsk region.

Sep 05, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
Amid heat on Rafale, Centre rejects Russia's offer to produce AK rifle jointly with Adani

Amid heat on Rafale, Centre rejects Russia's offer to produce AK rifle jointly with Adani

The proposal from Russia came when the Army was aiming at procuring around 7 lakh rifles.

Sep 05, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
Blast at Russian explosives plant kills three, more missing

Blast at Russian explosives plant kills three, more missing

An investigation to establish the cause of the blast was underway at the plant, which belongs to state-run manufacturer Sverdlov.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
India not guaranteed US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles: Pentagon

India not guaranteed US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles: Pentagon

The United States has imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia, under which any country engaged with its defence and intelligence sectors could face secondary US sanctions.

Aug 30, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Russia's Vladimir Putin offers women a better pensions deal after popularity hit

Russia's Vladimir Putin offers women a better pensions deal after popularity hit

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he was cutting a proposed retirement age for women from 63 to 60 years as he watered down draft legislation to reform the pensions system which has hurt his popularity and stirred protests.

Aug 29, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018: Indian Army para commandos carry out free fall jump in Russia - Watch

Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018: Indian Army para commandos carry out free fall jump in Russia - Watch

The exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018, the latest in 'Peace Mission' series formally started on 24 August 2018 in Russia. 

Aug 29, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

India and Pakistan are participating in the drill for the first time since becoming full members of the SCO in June 2017. 

Aug 27, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
India, Pakistan armies march together as SCO anti-terror drill begins in Russia

India, Pakistan armies march together as SCO anti-terror drill begins in Russia

The six-day SCO Exercise will continue till August 29 at Chebarkul town in Chelyabinsk Oblast in Russia. 

Aug 25, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
Military attack on Syria's Idlib would be catastrophic: Turkey

Military attack on Syria's Idlib would be catastrophic: Turkey

Any Syrian government military offensive against Idlib, the last major rebel-held area of Syria, would result in a humanitarian catastrophe, Turkey`s Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Friday.

Aug 24, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
Donald Trump slams US Justice Dept, says will stay uninvolved

Donald Trump slams US Justice Dept, says will stay uninvolved

President Donald Trump expressed sympathy for his former campaign manager Paul Manafort and said he would remain "uninvolved" after he attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the U.S. Justice Department in an interview broadcast on Thursday.

Aug 23, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
Russia prepares to search nuclear missile lost at sea months ago

Russia prepares to search nuclear missile lost at sea months ago

Russian experts are gearing up to recover one of the crashed missiles amid fears it is leaking nuclear material into the Barents Sea

Aug 22, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts from Iran and Russia ahead of US midterm polls

Facebook deletes 652 fake accounts from Iran and Russia ahead of US midterm polls

According to Facebook, some of the fake Pages, groups and accounts originated in Iran and some in Russia.

Aug 22, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

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