India and Russia have agreed to upgrade their annual Indra bilateral military exercise to a multilateral level involving the three services. This will be a first for India in bilateral military exercises with any other country.
China and Russia have dispatched spy vessels to shadow Donald Trump’s ‘armada’ as it steams to North Korean waters, amid rising tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
India, Pakistan, China and Russia and several central Asian countries today deliberated on the situation in Afghanistan at a conference in Moscow, a day after the US dropped the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province.
India and Russia’s defence relations again took centre stage in 2016 when both countries signed defence deals worth Rs 39,000 crore.
America’s relationship with Russia “may be at an all-time low”, US President Donald Trump has said, but he hoped that it would be wonderful if the two countries got along.
Tensions between the United States and Russia will not “spiral out of control” following last week’s U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, describing it as a one-off response to Syria’s use of banned chemical weapons.
Russia has formally agreed to have a joint venture with India for production of the Kamov-226T light utility helicopter which was announced as the first major ‘Make in India’ project in October 2016.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the government was considering all possible causes for the blasts in St Petersburg’s metro system, including terrorism.
At a lecture at the Foreign Service Institute at the old Jawaharlal Nehru University campus, a senior Russian Foreign Ministry official said India met all the necessary requirements to become a NSG member
India has begun talks with Russia for a multi-million dollar deal to upgrade the army’s nearly 1,000 T-90 tanks, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the talks are private.