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PM Modi to be conferred Russia's highest civilian award

The Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called is the highest award in Russia which was established at the end of the 17th Century by Czar Peter I in honour of the Apostle Andrew the First-Called.

Russia reiterates support for India's permanent seat in UN Security Council

The strong backing by Russia was expressed in the joint statement issued after the 19th India-Russia summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here.

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Modi-Putin summit: List of eight pacts signed between India and Russia

The S-400 Triumf deal comes at a time when the United States and Russia are engaged in some of the biggest geopolitical conflicts since the cold war, with US imposing sanctions on countries that attempt to buy military hardware from Russia.

No changes in Syria after Putin-Trump summit, says US general

Russia's envoy to the United Nations was even quoted as saying on Thursday that the summit "will positively affect efforts to resolve the Syrian conflict."

Israel shoots down Syria drone; Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Vladimir Putin

Benjamin Netanyahu's government has made clear it would not now cede the plateau and has been lobbying for US recognition of Israel's claim of sovereignty there.

Donald Trump: Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin

Trump and Putin will meet in the Finnish capital to mend the bilateral relations and discuss a range of national security issues, the White House and the Kremlin announced on Thursday.

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Russia vetoes UN resolution citing Iran sanctions violation

The report by UN experts said Iran violated an arms embargo by failing to prevent missiles and drones from being supplied to Shiite rebels in Yemen. The vote was 11 in favour, while Russia and Bolivia opposed, and China and Kazakhstan abstained.

Syria opposition meeting in Riyadh sees no role for President Bashar al-Assad in transition

The opposition groups met to seek a unified position ahead of UN-backed peace talks after two years of Russian military intervention that has helped President Bashar Al-Assad's government recapture all of Syria's main cities.

Germany says Putin move on UN peacekeepers in Ukraine a 'step' towards resolving differences

The war between the two sides has killed more than 10,000 people in three years. "The president's suggestion is a step," said German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer, adding many further steps were needed before sanctions could be lifted.

Alarm in Ukraine as Putin orders surprise army drills on border

Thousands of ethnic Russians march, shouting ‘Crimea is Russian’, clash with rival protesters.

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