Russia visit: Defense deals possible between Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin

As India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, arrives in Russia for his first state visit to the country on Wednesday, defense-industry watchers will be keenly monitoring the steps he takes to further deepen long-standing military-supply ties between the two nations. Russia was India’s biggest supplier of arms for decades, but New Delhi has in recent years started to buy more weapons from the West, particularly the U.S.

Dec 23, 2015, 21:54 PM IST