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India-Russia pact to build ships, PM Modi hails 'great friend' Putin
PM said the 'friendship between India and Russia has stood the test of time', as he announced a joint partnership to build commercial ships
Russia detects first case of H5N8 avian flu in humans
While the highly contagious strain H5N8 is lethal for birds, it had never before been reported to have spread to humans
AA Edit | Putin bares his fangs
In two decades of Putin's rule, whatever little resistance was there from critics had been ironed out with brutal state repression tactics
Putin mocks US embassy in Russia for flying rainbow flag
His comments followed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that included an effective ban on gay marriage
Putin-Trump discuss coronavirus, arms control, oil over phone call
Both exchange greetings ahead of the 75th anniversary of Nazi defeat in WWII, emphasizing on the "histroic alliance" between the countries
Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban
Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics.
PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Putin on sidelines of BRICS summit
The 2 leaders had comprehensive discussion on bilateral issues of mutual interest, especially trade, investment, energy, defence, tourism.
US law opens way for India to escape sanctions over Russia arms imports
Trump admin has to certify that India is reducing Russian arms imports, expanding defence cooperation with US; India meets both conditions.
US indicts 12 Russian officers for meddling in 2016 presidential elections
Democratic leaders immediately called for Trump to cancel scheduled meeting with Putin in Helsinki, White House said summit would go ahead.
Trump will press Putin on denial of Russian meddling in US election: Bolton
US intelligence agencies have alleged that Russian hackers had tried to help Trump win White House, something Russia has flatly denied.