India and Russia have decided to conclude negotiations for different military platforms soon as they agreed on a roadmap for ramping up bilateral defence cooperation. Both the sides yesterday signed a protocol for the roadmap to step-up defence engagement during the annual meeting of the Indian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC). The meeting was […]

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The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin today refused to offer theories behind Monday’s assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey but indicated that Moscow doesn’t believe the gunman acted on his own. “We shouldn’t rush with any theories before the investigators establish who were behind the assassination of our ambassador,” said spokesman Dmitry Peskov, […]

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The government will for now stick to its decision to not blacklist Rolls-Royce despite fresh evidence surfacing in the ongoing investigation in UK about the global engine manufacturer as well as some Russian armament firms allegedly making “secret payments” to controversial arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie. Secret documents accessed by BBC and The Guardian allegedly show […]

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Companies associated with the son and a close relative of Sudhir Choudhrie, an Indian origin British citizen currently being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) and whose name figures in CBI’s list of “undesirable” middlemen, received over a hundred million dollars from Russian arms companies in 2007-08. We accessed a […]

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In what could help ease the heartburn caused by the Russia-Pakistan military exercise, India is making a major Russia push by lining up as many as 30 collaboration proposals to be taken up at the Indo-Russian annual summit in Goa on Saturday. These projects will cover areas ranging from additional nuclear reactors and fifth generation […]

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The annual India-Russia summit on Saturday will see a pact on the delivery of advanced air defence system, framework agreement for two new nuclear reactors at Kudankulam and measures to step up investment flows with a greater accent on Make in India flagship. President Vladimir Putin said Russia remained the top supplier of advanced weapons […]

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