Mr Mikhail Ulyanov, Head of the Department of Non-Proliferation and Arms Control, MFA of Russia, during his visit to India to participate in the next round of bilateral consultations with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, on March 23-24, 2017 gave a...Read more...
20 March 2017Russia will not only welcome Indian talent but will also help to have comfortable stay in their country, which will be a win-win for both the countries, Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov told ET amid proposed visa changes in the USA...> -
19 March 2017On March 14-16, 2017, the 3rd Counter Terrorism Conference organized by India Foundation was held in New Delhi. The level of participants and the theme of the Forum – “Terrorism and the Indian Ocean” – proved its high importance and relevance. From...> -
14 March 2017Dear Friends,
We are announcing a logo design contest to mark the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Russia and India.
Professionals and amateurs, everyone is welcome to come up with any logo design that would...> -
09 March 2017Alexander Novak held a meeting with Indian Minister of Oil and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and discussed the cooperation on Russia's Arctic shelf
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak held a meeting with Indian Minister of Oil and Natural Gas...> -
01 March 2017The second annual football tournament was held in Mumbai.
Team of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Mumbai and athletes from India, Israel and Brazil took part in this sporting event.
Participants paid tribute to the memory of Mr....> -
16 February 2017The number of S-400 missile system battalions to be delivered to India is yet to be agreed amid ongoing negotiations with Russia, Rostec state corporation's chief international cooperation official told Sputnik on Thursday.BENGALURU (India), (Sputnik) —...> -
26 January 2017Alexander Kadakin first came to India as a Foreign Service officer in 1972, and he breathed his last breath on a soil he said he had given half his heart.
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — Condolences poured in from the highest levels in India over the passing of...> -
25 January 2017Russia and India have signed an intergovernmental agreement on counterterrorism cooperation, according to a document published on the official portal for legal information on Monday.Russia and India have signed an intergovernmental agreement on...> -
09 January 2017The Russian delegation is headed by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who will hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The delegation comprises of officials from Roscosmos, Rosneft and the government of Astrakhan.
Russian companies and...> -
20 December 2016New Delhi, December 20, 2016With profound grief the Embassy of the Russian Federation informs that Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated in the terrorist attack on...> -
08 December 2016Saying the Embassy’s normal functioning had been hit, Russian Ambassador Alexander M Kadakin has lodged a protest with the Indian government.Weeks after the sudden withdrawal of high denomination Indian currency from the country, Russia has lodged a...> -
29 November 2016STATEMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF RUSSIA IN CONNECTION WITH REPORTS IN PAKISTAN’S MEDIA ABOUT THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CREATION OF CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR
Moscow, November 29, 2016, 13.45 IST
20 November 2016TELEGRAM
HIS EXCELLENCY MR PRANAB MUKHERJEE,
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA,
HIS EXCELLENCY MR NARENDRA MODI,
PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA,
Esteemed Mr President,
Esteemed Mr Prime Minister,
25 October 2016RD Interview: Former Russian Ambassador to India Vyacheslav Trubnikov discusses the results of Putin’s talks with India’s Prime Minister and explains why he is enthusiastic about the way the relationship is going.
On Oct. 15-16 Russian President...> -
15 October 2016President of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vladimir V. Putin and Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi met today in Goa, during an official visit of the Russian President to India for the 17th India-Russia Annual Summit. The...> -
13 October 2016Question: Russian-Indian relations can be qualified as privileged strategic partnership. As to the economy, a perfect example of this point is cooperation in atomic energy, I particular, the construction of the Kudankulam NPP. What other areas of...> -
09 October 2016October 3, 2016
CNN 18: Mr Ambassador, thanks for joining us. We have seen increasing hostilities between India and Pakistan ever since the attack on Uri. Today there has been an attack on BSF Camp where we lost one of our men. What do you feel about...> -
02 October 2016Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (Oct 1) unveiled the trophy for the BRICS U-17 football tournament, scheduled to be held in Goa from October 5 to 15.
"Shri Narendra Modi, today unveiled the Trophy for the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament in New...> -
14 September 2016Sushma Swaraj, India’s External Affairs Minister, and Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, met Tuesday in a day-long session of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation to...> -
02 September 2016The interview was recorded on September 1, in Vladivostok.John Micklethwait: Mr President, thank you very much for talking to Bloomberg. We are in Vladivostok, at the border of Russia, practically the Pacific Coast is its border, and this is already the...> -
28 August 2016The festival scheduled to be held in New Delhi on September 2-6.
Russia will present four feature motion pictures at the first BRICS International Film Festival scheduled to be held in New Delhi on September 2-6, the Cultural Advisor at the Russian...> -
15 August 2016Unofficial translationMoscow, Kremlin August 11, 2016Esteemed Mr President,Esteemed Mr Prime Minister,Accept my cordial greetings on the occasion of the national holiday – the Independence Day. The achievements of India in the fields of social and...> -
17 July 2016Moscow, July 2016RT: Next year we will celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and India. How would you evaluate the current level of political interaction between our countries? Is there a way to improve it? What functions...> -
11 July 2016The Russian indologist has edited books titled, “Death in Maharashtra: Imagination, Perception, Expression” and “Home, Family and Kinship in Maharashtra”.Russian indologist Irina Glushkova was nominated as the ambassador of Maharashtra tourism and...> -
25 June 2016In the framework of Vladimir Putin’s working visit to Uzbekistan to attend the anniversary SCO summit, the Russian president met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Ms. Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen,Allow...> -
20 June 2016Vladimir Putin spoke at the plenary session of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.June 17, 2016St PetersburgPresident of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi took part in the plenary session.* * *Excerpts...> -
10 June 2016A brilliant performance by the famous “Luxury Band” from Moscow enthralled the Delhi audience at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi on June 8, 2016. The function, jointly organised with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in...> -
09 June 2016President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Ladies and gentlemen,I have just concluded talks with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. The atmosphere was open and constructive. We have discussed the entire range of bilateral issues and shared our views...> -
30 May 2016One of the biggest defense deals between India and Russia is likely see the light of day very soon. Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar has confirmed that the final agreement on developing the FGFA between India & Russia will be formalized in...> -
27 April 2016(India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi, April 26, 2016)
It is a high privilege for me to address this distinguished audience on a very pleasant occasion marking the release of a new book by my close personal...> -
21 April 2016Russia and India have enjoyed mutually beneficial strategic relations, especially in the field of defence and military cooperation, since the 1960s.
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry...> -
24 March 2016India Russia joint Commission held a meeting to discuss bilateral cooperation between two countries with regards to Disaster Management. The Russian delegation was chaired by Mr. Vladimir Andreevich Puchkov, Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil...> -
01 March 2016Russia remains the largest supplier of military equipment to India, according to information supplied by India’s Ministry of Defense and quoted by TASS.Over the past three years, Russian defense deals with India exceeded 340 billion rupees (over $5...> -
25 February 2016India and Russia are developing a road map for mutual settlements in national currencies which could open prospects for both countries, India’s Ambassador to Russia Pankaj Saran told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
"Transition to mutual settlements in...> -
24 February 2016The President made a special address following the adoption of a joint statement by the Russian Federation and the United States of America, as co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), on the cessation of hostilities in Syria.
I just...> -
17 February 2016(IIC, New Delhi, February 13, 2016)
It gives me immense pleasure to be present here and be able to share views on the current state and prospects of relations between our two friendly nations. As Ambassador of Russia to India for the second time and as...> -
15 February 2016Dmitry Medvedev: Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished colleague Mr Valls, distinguished Mr Ischinger, my speech will be of a more general nature, but I hope it will be useful.
The first cold war ended 25 years ago. This is not long in terms of history,...> -
12 February 2016Alexander Kadakin is a diplomat with a difference. Besides being a veteran, he has absorbed everything Indian during his long stint in this country, beginning as a young trainee and leading up to his appointment as Russia’s Ambassador
When he landed...> -
10 February 2016In a bid to bolster its Defence and strategic reserves, India is in talks with Russia for buying various military products. Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin told The Pioneer that the two sides are actively negotiating on the purchase of...> -
05 February 2016The localisation plans are part of the government’s Make in India initiative.In a move that could become a model for countries keen for a share of India’s civil nuclear energy pie, India and Russia have set up a working group to locally build components...> -
03 February 2016More that two thirds of Russian exports to India are now military goods and there is a huge potential in non military sectors.The goal of Russian-Indian trade reaching $30 billion by 2025 is attainable, the director of international projects at the...> -
30 January 2016Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded the Order of Friendship to the "Kudankulam" Nuclear Power Plant Site Director Ramayah Shanmugam Sundar.
According to the text of the decree published on the government's official website on Friday, R S Sundar...> -
24 January 2016Moscow, Kremlin
January 22, 2016
Esteemed Mr President,
Esteemed Mr Prime Minister,
Accept my cordial greetings on the occasion of the national holiday – the Republic Day.
India enjoys well-deserved authority in the world arena, plays an...> -
16 January 2016Question: Mr President, We have just marked the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold War. Last year, we witnessed a great number of wars and crises across the world, something that had not happened for many years. What did we do wrong?
President of...> -
25 December 2015President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen,The first official visit to Moscow by India’s Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, is coming to an end. Our talks were very substantive and fruitful. I hope they would assist in...> -
25 December 2015December 24, 2015At the invitation of the President of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi paid an official visit to the Russian Federation on 23-24 December 2015 for the...> -
18 December 2015President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Friends and colleagues,We regularly meet at the end of the year. Only recently I made my Address [to the Federal Assembly]. Honestly speaking, I do not know what else to add to what I said then. I believe I covered all...> -
09 December 2015Russia needs India as a major trade and economic partner in the first place, Russian Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin told TASS on Tuesday after his visit to New Delhi.
"In conditions of sectoral sanctions, which have been imposed on Russia (though it is...> -
04 December 2015Vladimir Putin delivered the Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly. The Address was traditionally delivered at the Kremlin’s St George Hall before an audience of more than 1,000 people. Those present for the Address included members of the...> -
01 December 2015Vladimir Putin made a press statement and answered questions from Russian and foreign journalists following his visit to France to participate in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues,...> -
20 November 2015With a working group having identified problems faced in transacting business in national currencies, it is likely the issues will be resolved to ensure that Rupee-Ruble trade is the preferred method of transacting bilateral India-Russia commerce.Hedging...> -
20 November 2015JAISALMER: The joint military exercise between India and Russia, Indra-2015, which is presently underway at the Mahajan Field Firing Range since November 8, is now moving towards culmination.The exercise is focused towards 'counter terrorism operations...> -
17 November 2015Late last night Vladimir Putin held a meeting in the Kremlin, where Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov reported on the causes of the crash of a Russian airliner over Sinai on October 31, 2015.The meeting began with a minute of silence...> -
17 November 2015President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good evening, friends, ladies and gentlemen,Before we start these questions and answers, I want to thank the President of Turkey, Mr Erdogan, and all of our Turkish colleagues for the very professional organisation of...> -
14 November 2015Vladimir Putin sent his deep condolences to President of France Francois Hollande and all the people of France following the horrible terrorist attacks in Paris. Russia strongly condemns this inhumane killing and is ready to provide any and all...> -
05 November 2015New Delhi: India and Russia will this week begin their joint army exercise 'Indra' focusing on counter-terrorism operations.A 250 member strong Russian army contingent would arrive in Bikaner for the joint exercise to be held with the Indian Army from...> -
02 November 2015Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that Russia and India must quickly sort out differences over defence deals on the eve of his visit to Moscow. He said both the fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) and the multi-role transport...> -
29 October 2015Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, arriving in Moscow on Friday for an Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation, spoke in an exclusive interview with TASS about Indo-Russian joint defense projects. - Which issues will you...> -
28 October 2015रूस के राष्ट्रपति व्लदीमिर पूतिन ने कहा कि आज जिस सवाल को लेकर सबसे ज़्यादा चिन्ता हो रही है — वह सवाल युद्ध और शान्ति का सवाल है। रूस के सोची नगर में आयोजित वल्दाई विचार कल्ब की बैठक में बोलते हुए गुरुवार को रूस के राष्ट्रपति व्लदीमिर पूतिन ने कहा कि आज...> -
22 October 2015Russia is ready to actively participate in the implementation of large-scale projects to develop Indian economy, Dmitry Rogozin says.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Russian counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin signed a...> -
22 October 2015New Delhi, Oct. 21: Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday called Russia a "tried and tested friend". Minutes later, Russia - locked in two wars and a Cold War-style spat with the US - decided to test those words. Russia has proposed two potentially...> -
21 October 2015Russia and India are interested in expanding their mutual trade in national currencies, said Alexei Likhachev, first deputy head of the Ministry of Economic Development, answering to a question put forward by “Sputnik” correspondent Natalya...> -
15 October 2015Question: Mr Lavrov, what prevents our Western partners from responding to Russia's proposal to establish a broad-based anti-terrorist coalition similar to the anti-Hitler coalition? Are they enraged, discouraged, perhaps, by the fact that a new centre...> -
29 September 2015Vladimir Putin gave an interview to American journalist Charlie Rose in the run-up to his address at the UN General Assembly’s 70th session. CHARLIE ROSE: I want to thank you for inviting us to your home on what I would have described as a lovely Russian...> -
25 September 2015Bilateral ties with Russia are a key pillar of India’s foreign policy. The same is true for Russia as far as its relations with India are concerned. Ties in all spheres including political, strategic, defence, energy, science and technology, space and...> -
23 September 2015The current Indian government should appreciate and maintain its long-standing friendly relations with Moscow, former Indian Ambassador to Uzbekistan and South Korea told Sputnik Tuesday. "India has always had good relations with Russia and the present...> -
21 September 2015Director of the Foreign Ministry Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Mikhail Ulyanov’s interview with the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency
Question: What can you say about US statements on the missile defence issue in...> -
17 September 2015MOSCOW,
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
ESTEEMED MR PRIME MINISTER, ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND ON MY OWN BEHALF I CONGRATULATE YOU ON 65TH BIRTHDAY.
I WOULD LIKE TO HIGHLIGHT YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIAN-INDIAN...> -
14 September 2015Question: Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to address the UN General Assembly for the first time in a decade. It seems that Russia finds it especially important to outline its foreign policy vision and to be heard. In you opinion, what should...> -
10 September 2015Officials and scientists from Russia and India examined ways to raise levels of collaboration among them during the eighth session of the Russian-Indian Working Group on Science and Technology, held on September 3 in Moscow.Russian-Indian cooperation in...> -
08 September 2015India and Russia will form an "expert group" on cyber security and counter-terrorism to jointly fight terrorism, particularly the Islamic State, an official statement said.The decision was made at a meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his...> -
05 September 2015Vladimir Putin took part in the first Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. The current situation in the Russian economy and the Far East region’s investment attractiveness were the main subjects of the President’s address.The first Eastern Economic...> -
04 September 2015Press-releaseThe Minister of the Interior of the Russian Federation Mr Vladimir Kolokoltsev will visit India on September 7-8, 2015 at the invitation of the Indian Side. The visit is held within the framework of preparations for the upcoming annual...> -
20 August 2015Delhi, August 20th, 2015Two of the world’s leading broadcasters - Prasar Bharati, India’s public service broadcaster, and Digital Television Russia (DTR), Russia’s #1 Pay-TV programmer, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation that...> -
19 August 2015UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION MOSCOW, KREMLIN, AUGUST 18, 2015 ESTEEMED MR PRESIDENT, KINDLY ACCEPT MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEMISE OF YOUR SPOUSE. SUVRA MUKHERJEE WAS A TRULY OUTSTANDING PERSONALITY. IN INDIA AND ABROAD SHE ENJOYED WELL-DESERVED RESPECT...> -
13 August 2015Unofficial translationMoscow, KremlinAugust 12, 2015Esteemed Mr President,Esteemed Mr Prime Minister,I cordially congratulate you on the national holiday – the Independence Day.Over decades of independent development, India has achieved impressive...> -
11 August 2015LETTER TO THE EDITOR
REFUTATION FOR THE ARTICLE “VISA POWER” PUBLISHED BY THE ‘FINANCIAL EXPRESS’ NEWSPAPER ON AUGUST 2, 2015
New Delhi, August 4, 2015
The Embassy was rather disappointed by the article “Visa Power” published by The Financial Express...> -
11 August 2015The exhibition “Nicholas Roerich: Life and Creative Work” organized by the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, Kullu, India and the International Centre of the Roerichs, Moscow with the support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in India,...> -
28 July 2015Translated from Russian TELEGRAMME HIS EXCELLENCY MR PRANAB MUKHERJEE, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA, New Delhi HIS EXCELLENCY MR NARENDRA MODI, PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA, New Delhi Esteemed Mr President,Esteemed Mr Prime Minister, ...> -
17 July 2015Raghavan said work was underway on the unit-II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant which will have the capacity to generate 1,000 MW of electricity.MOSCOW: The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu will be commissioned in the next...> -
13 July 2015Vladimir Putin gave a news conference following the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits in Ufa.
Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.
Let me start by giving a brief summary of the results of the BRICS and SCO summits...> -
10 July 2015President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Ladies and gentlemen, representatives of the media,
Allow me, acting on behalf of my colleagues – the BRICS leaders, to make a brief statement following our work.
The agenda of the BRICS summit was very busy and...> -
09 July 2015India and Russia on Wednesday decided to accelerate bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation as PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to take their strategic ties forward.Modi and Putin met for 90 minutes, shortly after the Indian...> -
08 July 2015On 8–10 July, the BRICS and SCO summits will take place in Ufa. Vladimir Putin will take part in the summits as head of the country currently holding the presidency in these organisations. The BRICS leaders will discuss political coordination and global...> -
06 July 2015Russia lost its great statesman, veteran diplomat and outstanding academic in the demise of Evgeny Maximovich Primakov, Russia’s former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and one of the most eminent political leaders of the post-Soviet period....> -
04 July 2015The joint India-Russia missile project BrahMos has been the single most successful joint military-technical collaboration between the two countries, and it appears the prospects for its usage are just beginning. Both countries need to increase this kind...> -
03 July 2015Since Russia assumed the Presidency of BRICS from Brazil on April 1, 2015, India has been working in close collaboration with its strategic partner to ensure that the group’s (seventh) summit at Ufa this month and the year of the Russian presidency is a...> -
02 July 2015New Delhi: Indo-Russian relations persist from the time Russia was not even an independent identity. During the Cold War, India and the Soviet Union (USSR) enjoyed a strong strategic, military, economic and diplomatic relationship. After USSR collapsed,...> -
23 June 2015The UN Refugee Agency published a report on global trends of forced displacement in 2014 with new statistics on refugees throughout the world. As of late 2014, 59.5 million people were forced to move because of various threats. This is the biggest figure...> -
22 June 2015Vladimir Putin took part in the plenary session of the 19th St Petersburg International Economic Forum. The session’s motto was Time to Act: Joint Efforts for Stability and Growth.President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen,...> -
19 June 2015Russian companies have felt echoes of the “Make in India” concept. RIR talked with Alexey Ulyukaev, Russia’s Minister for Economic Development, about this and other developments in Russian-Indian business relations, including an upgrade of the bilateral...> -
11 June 2015The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Russian Federation on the eve of ‘Day of Russia’ (June 12, 2015).In his message to His Excellency Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, the...> -
11 June 2015Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi took part in the opening ceremony of National Day of Russia at the Expo 2015 Universal Exposition.In his remarks at the opening, Mr Putin noted that trade, humanitarian and cultural contacts between...> -
09 June 2015Ahead of his visit to Italy, Vladimir Putin gave an interview to the newspaper Il Corriere della Sera.June 6, 2015President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good evening.Luciano Fontana: Good evening, Mr President. First of all, we would like to thank you for...> -
04 June 2015Vladimir Putin met at the Kremlin with participants in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting.On the agenda at the meeting were key issues regarding the SCO’s work during Russia’s Presidency in 2014–2015,...> -
14 May 2015International Human Rights Movement “A world without Nazism”, together with the Foundation for drawing up projections of childhood “Social forecasting”, the League of Young Journalists, the National Council of Youth and Children’s Associations of Russia...> -
07 May 2015New Delhi, May 7, 2015 Russia highly values and welcomes President P.K.Mukherjee’s participation in the celebrations of our victory in the Great Patriotic War against Nazism (1941-45). It is a telling gesture towards my country of such a long-time and...> -
15 April 2015The Roerich Pact is a clarion call from the 20th Century for re-enshrining Culture at the centre of the global agenda for survival and progress in the 21st Century. India and Russia should heed this call.This is the view expressed by...> -
09 April 2015Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin pays tribute to legendary Tamil writer D.Jayakanthan
New Delhi, April 9 , 2015 Dear Mrs Jayakanthan, Dear Members of the Family, It is with a feeling of deep sorrow and grief that I learned about the sad...> -
02 April 2015Starting in the next academic year, the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh will start teaching the Russian language and open a new BRICS Countries Department (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). A TASS correspondent learned this from...> -
01 April 2015The documentary revealed top-secret facts and details of of previosly unknown events that had taken place right before the Crimean referendum. The movie also shows many interviews with Crimean residents who personally took part in the so-called "Crimean...> -
22 March 2015New Delhi: India's top leadership will visit Russia this year with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to pay two visits to the country and President Pranab Mukherjee to travel to Moscow in May.While Modi will be visiting Russia in July for BRICS...> -
20 March 2015The first Anniversary of the Crimea reunification with Russian Federation was widely celebrated all over Russia on March 18, 2015. One must not ignore or forget the tragic background, against which the situation was evolving, what was happening in...> -
19 March 2015VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Andrei Kondrashov's movie, titled "Crimea. Way Back Home" highlights the much-discussed reunification of the Crimean republic with Russia after 60 years under Ukrainian rule.Moscow refused to send troops to Ukraine despite the...> -
24 January 2015AND THE RULE OF LAW IN UKRAINE
(APRIL 2014 — MID-JUNE 2014)
Moscow June 2014
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
After the publication of the first edition of the ‘White Book’ which summarized multiple factual...> -
29 December 2014Moscow, Kremlin December 29, 2014 Esteemed Mr President, Accept my warmest greetings for the New Year 2015. I am pleased to note that in the passing year Russian-Indian privileged strategic partnership was getting stronger. It was reaffirmed by our...> -
26 December 2014रूस के राष्ट्रपति व्लदीमिर पूतिन ने अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी को उनके 90 वें जन्मदिवस पर तार भेजकर शुभकामनाएँ व्यक्त कीं।सन्देश में कहा गया है -- आपकी 90 वीं जयन्ती पर मैं आपको हार्दिक मुबारकबाद देता हूँ। भारत के आधुनिक इतिहास के एक पूरे युग से आपका नाम जुड़ा...> -
26 December 2014TELEGRAM
ESTEEMED MR VAJPAYEE,
I HEARTILY CONGRATULATE YOU ON THE 90TH BIRTH JUBILEE.
A WHOLE EPOCH IN INDIA’S MODERN HISTORY IS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR NAME. AT HOME AND ABROAD, YOU DESERVEDLY ENJOY ESTEEM NOT ONLY AS AN EMINENT STATESMAN AND POLITICAL...> -
24 December 2014Russian Ambassador to India said that the Russian regions are in a position to take a leading role in developing trade and economic cooperation between India and Russia.NEW DELHI, December 22 (Sputnik) — The Russian regions are in a position to take a...> -
10 December 2014रूस के राष्ट्रपति व्लदीमिर पूतिन का भारतीय मीडिया के साथ साक्षात्कार
प्रश्न 1. प्रधान मंत्री श्री नरेंद्र मोदी की सरकार के सत्ता में आने के बाद भारत कीआपकी आगामी यात्रा प्रथमहै, लेकिनइससे पहलेअंतरराष्ट्रीय सम्मेलनों के अंतर्गत आप दोनों की मुलाकात हो...> -
10 December 2014In the run up to his official visit to India Vladimir Putin gave an interview to the Indian Information Agency PTI.
QUESTION: Your upcoming visit to India is the first one since the government headed by Mr. Narendra Modi came to power; however, you have...> -
09 December 2014(Trivandrum, Russian Centre of Science and Culture)
New Delhi, December 7, 2014
Dear Natasha Benyukh,
Dear friends and colleagues,
It is a matter of honour for me to inaugurate the 9th All-India Listeners’ Conference of the Sputnik Radio (former...> -
05 December 2014Vladimir Putin made his Annual Address to the Federal Assembly. As is tradition, the Address took place at the Kremlin’s St George Hall before an audience of more than 1,000 people.
In his Address, the President set out his views on the situation in...> -
23 November 2014The Russian president in the TASS special project Top Officials
In the TASS special project Top Officials, Vladimir Putin talks about healthy lifestyle, the "fifth column" and oil prices "plot" and argues with Russian philosopher Nikolay Berdyayev
19 November 2014The attempts to cast the blame for the Ukrainian crisis upon Russia have no prospects, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said
MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The United States seeks to divide and rule, but not to stick to integration policy, Russian...> -
17 November 2014Press statement and replies to journalists’ questions following the G20 summit
PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Let me start with a few words about the results of our work. First of all, I want to thank our hosts....> -
17 November 2014A fewer tourists started to visit Russia due to geopolitical tensions; during the first ten months of the current year, Russian foreign offices have processed over 1.1 million tourist visas.
MOSCOW, November 17 (Sputnik) — The number of visas issued by...> -
14 November 2014Vladimir Putin: Isolated groups deepen imbalance, problems should be solved together
Q.: You are going to another G20 summit. To what extent is this format still in demand and relevant, and is it logical that some G20 countries, while striving to...> -
10 November 2014The twenty-first century has already been called ‘the Pacific century’. As part of the Asia-Pacific region, Russia must make use of the competitive advantages offered by this fast-growing economic, technology and innovation centre.
In turn, Russian...> -
04 November 2014Elected representatives of self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics are capable of restoring normal life in south-east of Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry deputy chief says
MOSCOW, November 3. /TASS/. Russia urges Kiev to cancel the...> -
03 November 2014Ukraine has a divided culture and the Russian-speaking parts of the country must follow Russia, Professor Lokesh Chandra, newly appointed President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), told RIA Novosti.
"Ukraine does not have a...> -
02 November 2014We are open for an equal and respectful dialogue on all global and regional agenda issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said
MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country was not going to drift info...> -
30 October 2014An overall analysis of expert discussions reveals that regionalism trend tends to deepen. Each of major countries seeks to ensure peace and security in its own region. And this tendency is the main evidence proving that the American global leadership is...> -
28 October 2014Exclusive: Official Washington treats whatever comes out of Russian President Putin’s mouth as the ravings of a lunatic, even when what he says is obviously true or otherwise makes sense, as the New York Times has demonstrated again, writes Robert...> -
24 October 2014Vladimir Putin has voiced his disagreement with the West’s position on Russia, which he likened to the Latin proverb "What is permissible for Jove is not permissible for an ox." However, he said "a bear" won't ask anyone for permission.
22 October 2014The nuclear expert Mr. Alexander Uvarov, the Editor of the Nuclear information portal AtomInfo, expressed the opinion that the first Unit of the Indian Kudankulam NPP may come into operation again by the end of November this year.
He said that...> -
18 October 2014Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law reducing the possible share of foreign stockholders in the Russian media to 20 percent, says the corresponding document published on the Russian government's official legal information web...> -
16 October 2014Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev spoke with CNBC anchor Geoff Cutmore.
Geoff Cutmore: Prime Minister, thank you very much for joining me and for giving me time for this interview. I wanted to start off by talking about the deals that you’re doing with...> -
16 October 2014Trying to isolate Russia with sanctions and restrictive measures is “an absurd and illusory goal,” Russia’s president has said. Moscow intends to “further deepen” cooperation with EU partners, Vladimir Putin told the Serbian newspaper,...> -
12 October 2014The Crimean regional legislature has unanimously approved Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov as the republic’s new leader.
Participants at the rally in support of the Crimean Parliament and Sevastopol City Council's decision to reunite with Russia,...> -
05 October 2014Naggar, October 4, 2014
Dear Mr Rakesh Kanwar,
Dear citizens of Naggar,
Friends and guests,
It gives me great pleasure to cordially welcome you here. This year is remarkable indeed, because we...> -
28 September 2014Washington must stop acting unilaterally, with no regard to other nations’ interests, and should engage in honest cooperation to tackle global problems, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said in an interview with RT and the VGTRK media...> -
22 September 2014In an interview for the ITAR-TASS project Top Officials Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Washington and some European countries had made a decision to isolate Russia long ago.
Over the more than ten years in office as Russia’s foreign...> -
22 September 2014Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Russia’s economic development amid sanctions
Russia is going through a period of hard trial: internal problems and special external factors mix up. How fast will the country’s economy develop under these...> -
22 September 2014Six months ago a new page was turned in the history of Crimea when its residents voted for joining Russia at a referendum.
Russia’s new region has gone a long way over a rather short span of time — the Black Sea peninsula has introduced Russian...> -
21 September 2014The diplomat said that a report the Dutch Security Council produced with intermediate results of the investigation "is not quite informative".
UNITED NATIONS, September 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia suggests United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon look...> -
18 September 2014Russia has appealed to conduct an open and unbiased international probe since July 17, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says
MOSCOW, September 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia should not allow soft-pedalling the probe of the Malaysian airliner’s crash...> -
17 September 2014Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gave an interview to Rossiiskaya Gazeta daily’s multilingual news and information resource Russia Beyond The Headlines for the Spanish El Pais daily
September 17. NATO actually pushes Kiev for a forcible...> -
05 September 2014Putin’s plan to settle the crisis in Ukraine has been posted on the Kremlin’s website. It reads:
“In order to stop the bloodshed and stabilize the situation in southeast Ukraine, I believe that the parties to the conflict should immediately agree on...> -
21 July 2014VLADIMIR PUTIN: In response to the terrible tragedy that took place over Donetsk, I want to reiterate Russia’s position with regard to the current situation in Ukraine.
We have called repeatedly on all parties to the conflict to stop the bloodshed...> -
24 June 2014Basic elements of the official position of the Russian Federation on the outcomes of the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance.
The Russian Federation took an active part in the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the...> -
06 March 2014The President of Russia met with media representatives to answer a number of their questions, in particular with regard to the situation in Ukraine.
PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon, colleagues,
How shall we do this? This is what...> -
04 December 2013Russia’s highest court has ruled that a controversial law banning “gay propaganda” is not in breach of the Constitution.
The Constitutional Court dismissed a complaint from Nikolai Alexeyev, a leading gay rights campaigner, that St. Petersburg city...> -
04 December 2013The number of polar bears in the Arctic could drop by two-thirds by 2050 because of poaching, pollution and global warming, Russia’s natural resources and ecology minister said Wednesday.
Speaking at the International Forum on the Conservation...> -
02 October 2013Russian activists and lawmakers announced Tuesday that they plan to nominate Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Supporters of the initiative say they want to see the Russian leader...> -