Sunday, Dec 04, 2022



Edward Snowden receives Russian passport, takes citizenship oath

December 03, 2022 8:11 am

The reports did not specify whether Snowden has renounced his US citizenship. The United States revoked his passport in 2013, leading to Snowden being stranded in a Moscow airport for weeks after arriving from Hong Kong, aiming to reach Ecuador.

NATO seeks to shore up Russia's neighbours as Moscow attacks Ukraine on multiple fronts

November 30, 2022 3:37 pm

Ukraine's General Staff said its forces had repelled six Russian attacks in the past 24 hours in the eastern Donbas region, while Russian artillery had relentlessly shelled the right bank of the Dnipro River and Kherson city further south.

Cars to planes to trains: Sanctions-hit Russia asks India for crucial parts

November 30, 2022 7:31 am

India is keen to boost trade in this way, said the source, as it tries to narrow a ballooning trade deficit with Russia.

India joins Moscow meet on Afghanistan

November 17, 2022 1:05 am

On the sidelines of the Moscow Format Meeting, Indian delegation led by Joint Secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran), Ministry of External Affairs also held discussions with special envoys of the participating countries, it said.

C Raja Mohan writes: Putin's Ukraine misadventure will undermine Moscow's Asian ambitions

November 15, 2022 2:53 pm

Asia hoped that Russia could be a valuable ‘third force’ for a region that was being sandwiched between America and China. But in aligning with China, pursuing an impossible sphere of influence in Central Europe, and launching a costly but failed invasion of a brother nation in Europe, Putin has further marginalised his country in Asia

Despite its barrage of missiles, Russia still loses ground in Ukraine

October 15, 2022 2:45 pm

“They use their expensive rockets for nothing, just to frighten people,” a member of Ukraine’s Parliament said of Russian attacks on the country’s cities and infrastructure.

Bomb threat on flight from Moscow, passengers, crew evacuated

October 14, 2022 9:49 am

The flight landed at the Delhi airport between 3 and 4 am, and its 386 passengers and 14 crew members were immediately evacuated, a senior police official said.

With attacks on Ukraine, Putin gives hard-liners what they wanted

October 11, 2022 10:21 am

A sharp shift toward deadly strikes signaled that domestic pressure over Russia’s flailing war effort had escalated to the point where Vladimir Putin felt a decisive show of force was necessary.

Ukraine encircles thousands of Russian troops at Lyman stronghold - Military

October 01, 2022 2:41 pm

Russia's forces at Lyman totalled around 5,000 to 5,500 soldiers, but the number of encircled troops may have fallen because of casualties and some soldiers trying to break out of the encirclement, said Serhii Cherevatyi.

Putin calls 'sabotage' against Nord Stream an 'act of international terrorism': Kremlin

September 29, 2022 11:46 pm

Putin made the remarks in phone call with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan.


Moscow Fashion Week sprawls across the Russian capital

June 29, 2022 5:37 pm

Chic and adventurous models and couturiers have been spread all over the Russian capital for Moscow Fashion Week, flaunting their designs in venues ranging from a sprawling Stalin-era propaganda exposition to a large park near the Kremlin admired for its innovative features.

Check out these stunning pictures from the Moscow International Ballet Competition

June 15, 2022 7:49 pm

Nimble Feet: Glimpses from Moscow's International Ballet Competition, amid crisis with neighbouring Ukraine.

Octogenarian Russian dancers prove age just a number

January 29, 2020 11:34 am

Maya Kachina (82) and Lev Kitayev (86) met on the dance floor in a park in the Russian capital over 20 years ago, neither of them was a professional dancer.

Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

May 08, 2019 6:47 am

The SSJ100, also known as the Superjet, was heralded when it went into service in 2011 as a new phase for Russia’s civil aviation industry.