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Contract for delivery of Russian AK-203 assault rifles to India may be signed by 2021 end

Moscow/IBNS: A contract for the delivery of the latest AK-203 assault rifles to India’s Defense Ministry may be signed before the end of this year, the Kalashnikov firearms manufacturer told TASS on Tuesday.

Russia starts supplying S-400 Air Defense Systems to India: Russian Govt

Dubai/UNI/Sputnik: Russia has started delivering the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to India and the deliveries are going as planned, Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Dmitry Shugaev told Sputnik ahead of the Dubai Airshow.

MEA announces new envoys to Russia, UAE, Spain

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday announced a slew of new postings, naming Pavan Kapoor, currently the Indian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, as the next envoy to Russia.

Student opens fire at school near Russian city of Perm: Authorities

Perm/UNI/Sputnik: A sixth-grade student opened fire at a school in the suburbs of the Russian city of Perm, but nobody was hurt, local police told Sputnik.

S Jaishankar meets Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, discuss Afghan situation

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a brief meeting on the sidelines of the CICA Ministerial meeting in Nur Sultan, the Kazakh capital, during which they discussed the situation in Afghanistan, and also on cooperation in the SCO and RIC formats.

Indian hospitals cancel Russia's Sputnik V orders amid surge in free vaccine doses: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: A number of India's private hospitals have cancelled their orders for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine as they struggled to sell the Covid-19 shot amid a surge in free doses administered by the government.

Zapad-2021 commences on 14 ranges: Russian Defence Ministry

Minsk/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The Russian-Belarusian strategic drills Zapad-2021 have simultaneously started on 14 military ranges, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday.

India and Russia stood the test of time: PM Modi at 6th Eastern Economic Forum

New Delhi/IBNS: Highlighting the cooperation between the two countries during COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said India and Russia stood the test of time.

India to participate in military exercise in Russia

New Delhi/UNI: A 200-personnel contingent of the Indian Army will participate in Exercise Zapad 2021, a multinational military drill to be held at Nizhniy, Russia from Sept 3 to 16, an official statement said on Wednesday.

India, Russia decide to form permanent bilateral channel to discuss Afghanistan crisis

Moscow/New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin recently interacted when both the leaders decided to 'form a permanent bilateral channel' for consultations on the issues arising in Afghanistan from the Taliban takeover of the country.

Russia excludes India from crucial talks on Afghanistan to which Pakistan and China are parties

New Delhi/IBNS: India has not been invited to a crucial talk on the fast developing situation in Afghanistan to be held on August 11 in Qatar, according to media reports.

Sarang to perform to MAKS Air Show in Russia

New Delhi: The Sarang Helicopter Display Team of the IAF is all set to perform for the first time at the MAKS International Air Show held at Zhukovsky International Airport, Russia.

COVID-19 testing enough for global travel: EAM S Jaishankar

Moscow/IBNS: India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Friday said COVID-19 testing is enough for global travel while some countries have made vaccination mandatory, media reports said.

Appreciate Russia's support to India during COVID second wave: S Jaishankar in Moscow

Moscow/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday appreciated Russia's support to India during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic including the supply of their vaccine Sputnik V.

Malta-based company offers to supply 60 million doses of Sputnik V to Haryana

New Delhi/IBNS: The Haryana government said it has received an "expression of Interest" from Pharma Regulatory Services Ltd, headquartered in Malta, to directly supply up to 60 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine developed by Russia at Rs 1,120 per dose.