Russia will not do anything detrimental to Indian security: Kadakin

Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin on Monday assured that Moscow will not do anything detrimental to New Delhi's security and interests.

15-member business delegation to accompany Vladimir Putin on India visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will be visiting New Delhi for the 15th Annual India-Russia Summit beginning on December 10, will be accompanied by a 15-member business delegation.

On Putin visit eve, India, Russia to hold talks on delayed FGFA aircraft project

Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India this week, the two countries will hold talks on Tuesday to iron out differences on the much delayed joint multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project.

Regime-tolerated Syria opposition to travel to Moscow

A delegation of Syrian dissidents tolerated by President Bashar al-Assad's regime will travel to Russia this week for meetings with officials, days after government members discussed a new peace process there.

Russian spy Anna Chapman was ordered to seduce Edward Snowden: Report
Russian spy Anna Chapman was ordered to seduce Edward Snowden: Report

A report claims that a defector has revealed that Russian sex bomb spy Anna Chapman was ordered by her Russian spy bosses to seduce US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Russia sends troops to Ukraine border in Crimea

Russia has stationed about 4,000 troops with their equipment and ammunition in north Crimea on the border with Ukraine.

Russians ponder legal action over doping claims
Russians ponder legal action over doping claims

Russia`s athletics federation said Saturday they were considering legal action following "slanderous allegations" made on German television of massive drug use in the country`s sport.

Putin, Hollande in surprise Ukraine talks amid warship controversy

French President Francois Hollande will make an unscheduled stop in Moscow on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin amid a bitter dispute over France`s refusal to deliver a warship.

No shadow of Putin's India visit on Obama trip: US

The US says "now is not the time for business as usual with Russia" but insists Russian President Vladimir Putin's upcoming India visit would not cast a shadow on President Barack Obama's own trip in January.

EU tells Russia to keep Balkans out of Ukraine crisis

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Russia Friday not to involve the Balkans in tensions between Brussels and Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis.

Now not a good time to do business with Russia: US

The United States on Friday warned that now was not the right time to do business with Russia as Russian President Vladimir Putin prepared to visit India.

Will help Lebanese forces fight terrorism, says Russia

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov promised Friday that his country will assist the Lebanese army and other security forces in their fight against terrorism.

China eager to boost anti-terrorism cooperation with Russia

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi strongly condemned the recent terrorist attack in Russia's Chechen Republic and expressed willingness to boost anti-terrorism cooperation with Russia Friday.

Russia`s Putin to discuss trade with PM Modi during India visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi during a brief visit to New Delhi next week, an India government official said Friday.

Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official
Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official

Germany`s member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) council claimed Friday that doping is common in the world`s top sports nations and is not just an issue for Russia.

India against Russia sanctions, to add vigour to ties in Putin-Modi meet

New Delhi: As Russia grapples with a floundering sanctions-hit economy, India Friday set the tempo for Russian President Vladimir Putin's two-day India visit next week, saying that it has clearly spelt out that it "cannot be party" to any economic sanctions against its old friend.

Finland approves construction of nuclear plant by Russia

Finland`s Parliament on Friday gave the green-light to the construction of the country`s third nuclear plant by Russia`s Rosatom.

Greece protests Elgin Marbles sculpture loan to Russia

Greece on Friday blasted as "provocative" an unprecedented decision by the British Museum to loan one of the Elgin Marbles -- Greek sculptures also known as the Parthenon Marbles that Athens has long demanded back -- to a top Russian museum.

Vladimir Putin says traditional values do not mean persecution of gays

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said his support for traditional family values does not mean gays and lesbians will be persecuted, despite what many describe as a crackdown on homosexuals in Russia.

Possible Russia may never get warships: France

France's defence minister suggested on Friday that two warships ordered by Russia may never be delivered because of its actions in Ukraine.