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USA says India is a bit shaky in terms of dealing with aggression of Russia

WASHINGTON: India is a bit shaky in terms of showing support against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, US President Joe Biden has said asserting that most American friends and allies have presented a united front in terms of dealing with Vladimir Putin’s “aggression”. On February 24, Russian forces launched military operations in Ukraine, three days […]

Turning the page? Republicans acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory

By WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON:More than a month after the election, top Republicans finally acknowledged Joe Biden as the next U.S. president on Tuesday, a collapse in GOP resistance to the millions of voters who decisively chose the Democrat. Foreign leaders joined the parade, too, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Speaking from the floor of the U.S. […]

BRICS unveils new counter-terrorism strategy

NEW DELHI: Five-nation grouping BRICS on Tuesday unveiled a counter-terrorism strategy to strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation among the member countries for effectively combating the threat through a range of measures including choking financial channels of terror networks. The new strategy was adopted at the bloc’s annual summit which was held in the virtual format. […]

Vladimir Putin says India, China may start making Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for a joint effort by the BRICS countries on the development of the Covid-19 vaccines as he suggested that Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 could be produced in India and China. “We believe it is important to speed up the establishment of the centre for development and […]

After Sputnik V, Russia approves another Covid-19 vaccine: Vladimir Putin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced that the country has registered the second Covid-19 vaccine, according to media reports. Russia became the first country to give regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine in August when Sputnik V was officially registered ahead of large-scale clinical trial, drawing criticism from some quarters in the scientific […]

Russia names new COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ in reference to Cold War space race

MOSCOW: Russia has named its first approved COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ for foreign markets, a reference to the world’s first satellite and what Moscow sees as its success at becoming the first country to approve a vaccine, a top official said on Tuesday. Kirill Dmitriev, head of the country’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund, said Russia […]

Russia approves first Covid-19 vaccine for use,President Vladimir Putin says his daughter inoculated

Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international scepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting immunity from the coronavirus. […]

Shock as Russian President Vladimir Putin names new PM, lays out constitutional reforms

Russian President Vladimir Putin named a little-known new prime minister and proposed a constitutional shake-up on Wednesday as he announced sweeping changes that fuelled speculation about his future plans. In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said his government was stepping down after Putin used his annual state of the nation address to propose […]

G-20 summit: Narendra Modi interacts with Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Theresa May

BUENOS AIRES: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of the G-20 summit here. The brief exchange of views came ahead of the first trilateral meeting between Modi, Trump and the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later Friday. […]

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