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United Kingdom spy chief issues warning to Russia

The head of the MI6 foreign spy agency warned Russia on Monday not to underestimate Britain’s capabilities and determination to expose malign behaviour, ahead of a rare public speech. Alex Younger, who as head of the intelligence agency is known as “C”, will use the speech to highlight adversaries who regard themselves as being in “perpetual confrontation” with Britain.He will say they take advantage of the “blurred line” between the cyber and physical worlds to

Kia Fulfills The Dream Of 6 Young Indian Footballers

The carmaker will fly them to Russia to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and there is more! As an official automotive partner of FIFA, Kia will be taking two young footballers from India as Official Match Ball Carriers (OMBC) for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Karnataka’s Rishi Tej (age 10) and Tamil Nadu’s Nathania John

FIFA World Cup: Russia’s high-speed data plans for football fans

FIFA World Cup: With more than 1.5 million international fans expected in Russia across the month-long 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament starting next week, the country has put in place arrangements designed to make sure that the visitors do not feel let down by slow data speed. To provide a superior mobile broadband experience for

Russia, Iran say to adhere to nuclear deal

Russia, Iran say to adhere to nuclear deal

Russia, Iran say to adhere to nuclear deal: Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed their commitment to a multilateral deal on Iran’s nuclear programme here on Wednesday.They expressed willingness to continue to fulfil obligations under the deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),

PM Modi, Russian President discuss bilateral ties over phone

PM Modi, Russian President discuss bilateral ties: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have discussed the development issues of bilateral relations and current international. President Putin had a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Modi on Wednesday.According to the sources; both the leaders exchanged New Year greetings and confirmed their commitment to further developing

Russia hopes to sign non-interference pact with US

Russia hopes to sign non-interference pact with US

Russia hopes to sign non-interference pact with US: Moscow, Russia has reiterated its wish to reach an agreement with the US on non-interference in each other’s internal affairs, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has said.Maria Zakharova on Thursday said the ministry handed US ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman a memorandum with such a proposal last Thursday

Russian family shares dinner table with Bear

A Russian family Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko adopted a very large bear named Stepan aged three months, is now aged 23. His height is more than seven feet, the couple says that because they have known Stepan so long his temperament is extremely gentle and he enjoys giving hugs. The large mammal is so domesticated the family

Russia to ban American journalists from covering parliament

Russia’s decision to pass a measure that would ban American journalists from covering the Duma, the lower chamber of its Parliament, comes as a major blow to media freedom. The Head of the Duma’s lower chamber’s committee on regulations and control, Olga Savastyanova, said that she was “examining” a proposal to ban American journalists from Duma. The parliament will

Putin meets Assad to discuss Syria war

Moscow, Nov 21: Putin meets Assad to discuss Syria war. Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad to discuss the war in Syria, the Kremlin said in on Tuesday.The meeting took place on Monday in the Russian seaside city of Sochi.Putin told Assad that joint military operations against terrorists in Syria were coming

India-Russia sign pact

India-Russia sign pact for visa free entry of flight crew

New Delhi, Nov 21, India-Russia sign pact for visa free entry of flight crew : India and Russia have agreed to implement the general declaration for visa free entry of the crew of chartered and scheduled flights between the two countries.A pact on the issue was signed here recently by officials of the two countries,

Trump, Putin agree on need to defeat IS in Syria

Da Nang (Vietnam), Nov 11, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed upon the need to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and called on all countries to build up humanitarian assistance to the war-ravaged country. Both the leaders “reaffirmed their commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of

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Nine-storey building collapses in Russia, Four dead

Nine-storey building collapses: At least four people were killed after a nine-storey residential building collapsed in Russia’s Izhevsk city. According to Russian media reports, the collapse was due to domestic gas explosion.According to the news agency quoted Deputy Director of the National Guard in the region, Nikolay Merzlyakov, as saying that the bodies of four

Assocham business delegation

Assocham business delegation to visit Russia

Kolkata, Nov 7, Assocham business delegation to visit Russia : Leading industry body Assocham would take a 17-member delegation to St Petersburg in Russia to boost trade and technology tie-ups between the two countries.The visit, supported by the MSME ministry, would take place between November 13 and 19 and is an initiative to support Indian

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Isolate the Americans by eliminating dollar : Iran to Russia

Eliminating dollar : The best way to beat US sanctions against Iran and Russia is joint efforts to dump the American currency in bilateral trade, according to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. “By ignoring the negative propaganda of the enemies, that seek to weaken relations between countries, we can nullify US sanctions, using methods such as

Russia bans Canadians’ entry in response to sanctions

Moscow, Nov 4,  Moscow has decided to ban the entry of dozens of Canadian citizens to Russia in retaliation to Canada’s new sanctions, the Foreign Ministry said.”We are forced to act in a mirror-like manner. Based on the principle of reciprocity, it was decided to ban entry to the Russian Federation of a number of

Saudi King’s golden escalator gets stuck, Twitter users mocked

Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi King got interrupted when his golden escalator stopped working while he was getting down from his private jet in Moscow earlier this week.A video got viral on social media of 81-year-old Saudi royal walking down the steps after the escalator halted. Twitter users mocked the whole situation and commented on the

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North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

Seoul, Oct 5, North Korea : A state-owned Russian company has opened up a second internet connection for North Korea which could strengthen Pyongyang’s cyber capabilities and undermine US efforts to isolate the regime, security experts said. The activation of the new line from TransTeleCom was first detected Sunday by analysts at Dyn Research, which monitors

Russia says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria

Moscow, Oct 4, Russia’s military announced today that it has carried out airstrikes in Syria this week that critically wounded the leader of the country’s al-Qaida-linked group and killed 12 other militant commanders. Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, said in a statement that the airstrikes wounded Abu Mohammed al-Golani, leader

Moon's first space station: Russia, US have agreed to cooperate

Russia, US to jointly build moon’s first space station

Moon’s first space station: Russia and United states on Wednesday have agreed to corporate on a NASA-led project to build the first lunar space station, part of long term project to send humans to Mars. Project called Deep Space Gateway will push mankind to Mars and in solar system. The project envisages building a crew-tended spaceport in lunar

Trump and Kim Jong fighting like children: Russia

Russia has also jumped into the war of words between the US and North Korea. Russia has said that both of them are fighting like KG class children. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the leaders of two powerful countries of the world are fighting like school children.He said that the minds of both