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Spotlight On Terrorism At 11th BRICS Summit

NEW DELHI: The theme is “economic growth for an innovative future” but much of the official and media narrative on the 11th BRICS summit...

Buzz In India-Russia Military Ties Back As India Eyes Tech Transfer

NEW DELHI: Something is stirring between India and Russia and while the focus is on the economic relationship, it is actually military cooperation where...
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ISIS Likely To Gain Ground From U.S’s Syria Pullout

NEW DELHI: The scheduled pullout of American forces from Syria is not only an opportunity for ISIS to rebuild itself, but can also provide...
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‘India-Russian Relations Like Old Tree With New Branches’

MOSCOW: India's Ambassador to Russia DB Venkatesh Varma, in an exclusive interview to SNI Associate Editor Amitabh Revi in Moscow, outlines the multi-faceted relationship...
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‘Police Were Too Busy Protecting Themselves To Worry About Us’

Quietly used to working behind the scenes, India’s envoys across the world have often been called upon to perform the impossible: From rescuing Indian...
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‘Taliban, U.S Special Envoy Have Told Me They Want To Restart Talks, Russia Is Helping’

Zamir Kabulov, Russian President Vladimir Putin's Special Representative for Afghanistan in an exclusive, comprehensive conversation with SNI Associate Editor Amitabh P Revi in Moscow....
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‘From Soviet Union To Russia, Ties With India Are Now Pragmatic, Not Ideological’

Moscow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their annual summit in Vladivostok in September 2019. Underscoring the seriousness of the...

Vladimir Putin: Expansionist Or Pragmatic?

We should look at Russia’s foreign policy under Putin through the Indian lens and not through those of the West. Unfortunately, public perceptions of...

India Needs To Manage Ties With U.S. And Russia Without Friction

The recent India-Russia summit (Oct 4-5) was the 19th summit, sustaining an unbroken annual sequence since 2000. President Putin, who is vilified in much...

Putin’s 24-hour Visit: 4 Hours With Modi, A Hug And The S-400 Deal

It was a state visit that wasn’t. At the specific request of the Russian side, India dispensed with the ceremonial formalities for President Vladimir...

‘Russia Gives India Strategic, Diplomatic Muscle’

At a time when trade and business drives the world, the India-Russia relationship remains heavily focused on defence. Bilateral trade figures are pretty dismal...

India, Russia Should Enhance Ties Beyond Military Domain

Annual summits between the leaders of India and Russia, held alternately in the two countries, are part of their special and privileged strategic partnership....

Unravelling The Phenomenon Of Vladimir Putin

“If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” This age-old adage is something that Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to have taken very much to heart....

India-Russia: Strategic Milestones

India and Russia will hold their 18th bilateral summit on Friday. It will be a record of sorts given that such summits have been...

S-400 Deal To Be Signed During Putin’s New Delhi Visit This Week, Confirms Moscow

Putting all speculation of the timing to rest, India and Russia will sign a deal on supply of five Russian S-400 air defence systems...

Russia Orders Major Air Defence Upgrade For Syria, Warns Israel

Smarting under the fatal shooting of a Russian military surveillance plane off Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a more sophisticated version of...

Not If But When: India On Signing S-400 Deal With Russia

India appears to be carefully assessing the possible dates when the agreement on the S-400 missile defence system could be signed. One obvious date...

After 2+2 With U.S., India Seeks To Balance Strategic Seesaw With Russia

India has made it clear that its strategic partnership with Russia is one that it considers “special and privileged” and that it “attaches the...
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‘We Are Hedging Our Bets In An Uncertain Environment, Looking For Every Possible Lifeline’

India and Russia appear to be charting a new course with their economies, trade and business firmly in focus.  Defence figures way down in...

What To Expect From PM Modi’s Russia Visit

  Maritime prospects from Chennai to Vladivostok may seem an odd choice for two governments...
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S-400 Deal To Be Signed During Putin’s New Delhi Visit This Week, Confirms Moscow

Putting all speculation of the timing to rest, India and Russia will sign a deal on supply of five Russian S-400 air defence systems...