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India, Russia may sign deal to make Kamov choppers

India and Russia are expected to sign this weekend a “complex agreement” for production of 200 Kamov 226T helicopters domestically. The agreement is expected to be inked on the sidelines of the 2016 BRICS Summit in Goa from October 13 to October 16. This agreement will be the next big[Read More…]

Nawaz Sharif’s envoy says US no longer a world power

Mushahid Hussain Syed, special Kashmir envoy of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was quoted as saying, “The US is no longer a world power. It is a declining power. Forget about it.” He was speaking after the conclusion of an interaction at the Atlantic Council, one of the top American[Read More…]

Putin welcomes Erdogan to Moscow to discuss Syrian war

Pro-Putin party claims Russian parliamentary elections

Even though allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election on Monday, but low turnout indicates lowering of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next presidential election. The ruling United Russia party won 51% in elections on Sunday, soon after a quarter of the[Read More…]

Emergency meeting called after US-led coalition air strikes kill dozens of Syrian troops

An emergency UN Security Council meeting was called after US-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, endangering a US-Russian brokered ceasefire. As tensions escalated between Moscow and Washington, the United States military said the coalition ended the attacks, which incidentally were being carried out against[Read More…]

US and Russia seal Syria cease-fire deal

The US and Russia reached an agreement on ceasefire in Syria on Friday. The agreement can possibly bring the two countries together in the fight against Islamic State. Announcing the terms of the agreement, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva said,   “Today we are announcing an[Read More…]

India to Russia by train is that much closer now!

Travelling from Mumbai from to Moscow could be a reality very soon. Within the first freight train between both nations starting in August this year, travelling by train to Russia seems with reach. The goods train is part of a project called the “North South Transport Corridor”. This route has[Read More…]

Kremlin denies interfering in the US Presidential Elections

Defending itself, the Russian government said it “never interferes in electoral processes in other countries, including the United States. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov called the allegations “absurd” and said, “Moscow scrupulously avoids any actions, any statements that could be interpreted as direct or indirect interference[Read More…]

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