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Russia launches rocket with five satellites


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan, Russian space agency Roscosmos said.The rocket ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan allows Russia to resume space launches


June 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space centre, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said after talks with his Russian ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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US, Russia missile shield deal in two years


March 29th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama hopes to reach a compromised agreement with Russia on the American missile defence system in Europe next year or in ... Read more...

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China, Russia seek to expand tourism ties


March 24th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) China hopes to strengthen tourism cooperation with Russia.Vice Premier Wang Qishan said this during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladislav Surkov Friday at the Great ... Read more...

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Russia, Austria to boost anti-cyber crime cooperation


March 15th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 14 (IANS) Russia and Austria have agreed to consolidate their cooperation against cyber crime by agreeing to have a common input for "enhanced global regulation".According to Austrian Interior ... Read more...

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China regrets UNSC ignoring Russia’s proposal on Syria draft


February 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) China Saturday voiced its regret that Russia's proposal on a Syria draft resolution was not taken into account by the other members of the UN ... Read more...

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Russia, Iran to sign anti-drug deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Iran are all set to sign an agreement to handle drug-trafficking, extremism and cyber crimes.Iran, which shares a 900-km border with the world's ... Read more...

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Obama greets Medvedev on Russia’s joining of WTO


December 17th, 2011 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday called his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and congratulated him on Russia's accession into the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the White ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Russia keen for currency swap agreement


November 9th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Russia are keen to speed up work on the proposed Free Trade Agreement and currency swap arrangement to boost bilateral trade and further ... Read more...

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China to develop heavy-lift helicopter


November 8th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China is looking to develop a 33-tonne heavy-lift helicopter with Russian help.A major helicopter producer is holding talks with its Russian counterpart to develop the 33-tonne ... Read more...

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Chinese PM to visit Russia


November 6th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will visit Russia Nov 6-8, the Chinese foreign ministry said.Wen will attend a prime ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation ... Read more...

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Antony pays homage at Russian WW-II memorial


October 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday began his three-day visit to Russia by paying homage at the Victory Park here to defence personnel who lost their ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review defence ties


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday begin a review of the entire spectrum of their defence cooperation apart from exchanging views on regional and global security at ... Read more...

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‘Antony won’t witness fifth generation combat plane flight’


September 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be on a three-day visit to Russia next week, but will not get a chance to witness the ambitious ... Read more...

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FIDE offers Chennai 2013 world chess title clash


August 11th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) In an apparent bid to mollify India, the International Chess Federation offered Chennai the 2013 World championship title match after the 2012 edition between India's defending ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis makes final landing


July 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Thursday landed at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing to a close the US's 30-year orbiter programme.The spacecraft touched down at 0956 ... Read more...

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Libya welcomes Russian efforts in peace talks


July 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya will support any Russian assistance in the peaceful mediation of the crisis in the country, a minister has said.Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi ... Read more...

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NASA sets farewell shuttle launch July 8


June 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA officials voted unanimously to set space shuttle Atlantis' launch date as July 8 after a day-long flight readiness review at the Kennedy space centre ... Read more...

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Defence secretary in Russia for talks


June 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) In the backdrop of Russia snubbing India by sending back her warships from Vladivostok without a naval war game, Indian Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar Monday ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth after final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The space shuttle Endeavour landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday bringing its 25th and final spaceflight to a close.The landing, two days ... Read more...

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NASA final shuttle launch scheduled for July 8


May 21st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The final space shuttle flight has been tentatively scheduled for July 8 from the Kennedy space centre in Florida, NASA said."This date was targeted based ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses solidarity with Russia after Domodedovo airport terror attack


January 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a Moscow airport, and expressed solidarity with the people and the leadership of Russia.At least 35 people were killed ... Read more...

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Karzai to visit Russia


January 20th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will Thursday embark on an official two-day visit to Russia at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, the Kremlin press service ... Read more...

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Russia’s lower house approves first reading of START treaty ratification


December 25th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia's State Duma, the lower house of Parliament, on Friday approved the first reading of the ratification bill of the START treaty, the RIA Novosti news agency ... Read more...

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China, Russia back UN reforms; laud India’s global role


November 15th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Backing reforms of the UN, China and Russia Monday lauded the role of India in international affairs and said they looked forward to deepening cooperation with New ... Read more...

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Krishna holds bilateral meetings with Russian, Chinese counterparts


November 14th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov.14 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna today held bilateral meetings with his Russian and Chinese counterparts here and discussed upcoming visits of Russian Prime Minister and Chinese Premier to ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to China Sunday, UNSC on agenda


November 12th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bolstered by the US backing, India is expected to press China for categorical support to its bid for UN Security Council permanent memberhip and discuss contentious ... Read more...

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India, Russia armies jointly learn anti-terror operations (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Oct 19 (IANS) Soldiers of the Indian and Russian armies are engaged in a heavy military drill as they share anti-terror combat techniques in a mountainous area of Uttarakhand near the ... Read more...

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India, Russia begin anti-terror military drills


October 15th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and Russia Friday began a 10-day counter-terror joint military exercise in the mountainous terrain of Uttarakhand, an official said here.The Indra-2010 exercise has over 200 Russian ... Read more...

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India to buy 250-300 stealth fighter jets from Russia


October 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- India's Defense Ministry on Thursday announced that it has agreed to buy 250 to 300 stealth fighter jets from Russia for approximately 30 billion dollars.Defense Minister ... Read more...

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Quicken military hardware deliveries, India urges Russia


October 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India Thursday raised with Russia the delays in the delivery of military hardware like an aircraft carrier and a nuclear submarine and said a "satisfactory solution" would ... Read more...

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India to get 250-300 advanced jets co-developed with Russia (Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India and Russia will soon sign a multi-billion dollar agreement to co-develop an advanced stealth fighter of which the India Air Force (IAF) will get about 250-300, ... Read more...

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