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Afghanistan on table: Russian NSA in Delhi for ‘high-level’ talks

September 08, 2021 7:05 am

Besides his counterpart Ajit Doval, Patrushev is expected to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and the Prime Minister. In April, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Delhi but did not meet the Prime Minister.

Merkel, Putin spar over Navalny but vow to maintain dialogue

August 21, 2021 10:41 am

Angela Merkel travelled to Moscow as she is nearing the end of her almost 16-year-long leadership of Germany.

Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

France, Germany drop plans for Russia summit after European Union outcry

June 25, 2021 10:14 am

After US President Joe Biden met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, French President Emmanuel Macron said the first EU summit with Putin since January 2014 would be "a dialogue to defend our interests".

Putin says relations with U.S. at lowest point in years

June 12, 2021 2:58 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised former U.S. President Donald Trump as “an extraordinary individual, talented individual,” and said Biden, as a career politician, was “radically different” from Trump.

Joe Biden's to-do list on foreign trip: Rally allies against Covid, Putin

June 08, 2021 8:02 am

New Covid-19 variants and rising death tolls in some countries will loom large during the gathering from Friday to Sunday, alongside climate change, strengthening global supply chains and ensuring the West maintains its technological edge over China, the world's second-largest economy.

Modi and Xi are "responsible" leaders, can solve Sino-India issues: Putin

June 05, 2021 10:10 pm

The Russian president's remarks, in response to a question on Moscow's view on Quad as well as India's participation in the grouping, were a veiled reference to the Chinese claim that the grouping is to contain Beijing's influence in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

Belarusian leader heads to Russia amid showdown with EU

May 28, 2021 5:54 pm

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is set to meet with Russia Vladimir Putin at his Black Sea residence in Sochi for talks on closer economic ties according to the Kremlin.

US tells Russia it won't rejoin Open Skies arms control pact

May 28, 2021 8:26 am

The Open Skies Treaty was intended to build trust between Russia and the West by allowing the accord's more than three dozen signatories to conduct reconnaissance flights over each other's territories to collect information about military forces and activities.

Ukraine opposition leader and Putin ally under house arrest

May 14, 2021 2:11 pm

Medvedchuk, who has close personal ties with Putin, the godfather of Medvedchuk's daughter, could face 15 years in prison if tried and convicted.


Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world