Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties

Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties

India and Russia Friday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the civil nuclear energy and hydrocarbon sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to take forward the special and privileged bilateral partnership.

China, Russia bilateral relation has reached unprecedented level: Putin

China, Russia bilateral relation has reached unprecedented level: Putin

Speaking ahead of his state visit to China, Russian President Vladimir Putin said mutual trust between Russia and China has reached an unprecedented level and laid a solid foundation for bilateral cooperation.

Vladimir Putin slams NATO for 'aggressive' activities, rhetoric

Russia must boost its combat readiness at a time when NATO is expanding and moving its infrastructure towards Russia`s borders, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.

European Union approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said today.

'America is the only superpower', says Russian President Vladimir Putin

'America is the only superpower', says Russian President Vladimir Putin

Accepting the United States is probably the world's sole superpower, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Moscow was ready to work with Washington.

Will support India's bid for membership at NSG meet next week: Russia President Putin

Will support India's bid for membership at NSG meet next week: Russia President Putin

Russia has decided to support India's bid for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership as President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said that he would raise the matter at a meeting in Seoul. 

IMF fires Brexit warning as Putin cites Cameron EU `blackmail`

The IMF has warned Brexit could deal the British economy a "negative and substantial" blow as Vladimir Putin suggested David Cameron was trying to "blackmail" Europe with the EU referendum.

Russia in last-ditch plea to IAAF over 2016 Rio athletes ban

Russia in last-ditch plea to IAAF over 2016 Rio athletes ban

Coe, himself the target of allegations that he enlisted the help of the fugitive son of disgraced predecessor Lamine Diack to secure his election last year, is to give a press conference at the Grand Hotel Wien at 1500 GMT.

Euro 2016: Vladimir Putin questions how 200 Russian fans `beat up` thousands of English

Euro 2016: Vladimir Putin questions how 200 Russian fans `beat up` thousands of English

Russian football hooligans have been at the heart of some of the ugliest scenes of fan violence in France since fighting erupted around Russia`s opening match against England in Marseille.

Facing threat of stagnation, Russia promises reforms

The Kremlin will use the so-called "Russian Davos" to insist that the longest crisis of President Vladimir Putin`s rule is winding down.

Turkey's Erdogan sends letter to Putin to restore ties

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his wish to restore relations with Russia in a recent letter of congratulation to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Russia cuts key rate for first time in over 10 months

Russia cuts key rate for first time in over 10 months

Russia`s central bank cut its key interest rate by half a percentage point Friday, the first reduction in nearly a year after the ruble recovered thanks to a bounce in oil and fading inflation fears.

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump dangerous, unfit to be commander in chief

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump dangerous, unfit to be commander in chief

Americans will go to the polls on November 8 to elect a president to replace Barack Obama.

Women still banned in this ancient Greek monastery, but why?– Read more

Women still banned in this ancient Greek monastery, but why?– Read more

It is said that women are not allowed to be seen within 500m of the coast at Mount Athos. Its been over 1000 years now, that this tradition is being practised.

On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

Greece, along with Cyprus, are among EU member states with close relations to Moscow.

Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report

An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported.

'Broad agreement' to seek meeting with Russia: NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman swiftly welcomed the NATO announcement, but said all dialogue must include a respect for Russia's interests.

No drop in Russian military strength in Syria: US

Russia`s military strength in Syria has barely changed since President Vladimir Putin announced a partial withdrawal from the war-torn country in March, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

Panama signs onto OECD tax information exchange pact

OECD officials say they have long tried to get Panama to agree to their common reporting standards on exchanging tax information, to no avail.

Russia-US cooperation will lead to fundamental changes in Syria: Putin

Russia-US cooperation will lead to fundamental changes in Syria: Putin

According to the president, the situation in Syria "remains complicated," with the Russia-US-backed ceasefire still not fully implemented.