Russia blocks websites linked to Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky – Times of India

Russia blocks websites linked to Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky - Times of India

MOSCOW: A human rights group and two media outlets linked to self-exiled Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky said Thursday they were closing under pressure from authorities after their websites were blocked. The Russian opposition says the authorities are stepping up a campaign of intimidation against independent media and dissenters ahead of parliamentary polls in September. The … Read more

India not invited to ‘extended Troika’ meeting on Afghanistan convened by Russia

Image Source : AP India not invited to ‘extended Troika’ meeting on Afghanistan convened by Russia India has not been invited to a crucial meeting being convened by Russia on the fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan that is expected to see the participation of Pakistan, China and the US, people familiar with the development said on … Read more

Russia Invites US, China, Pakistan For Crucial Meet On Afghanistan, India Left Out: Report

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A crucial meeting is being convened by Russia on the fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan New Delhi: India has not been invited to a crucial meeting being convened by Russia on the fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan that is expected to see the participation of Pakistan, China and the US, people familiar with the development told news … Read more

India Not Invited to Key ‘Extended Troika’ Meeting on Afghanistan Convened by Russia

India Not Invited to Key 'Extended Troika' Meeting on Afghanistan Convened by Russia

India has not been invited to a crucial meeting being convened by Russia on the fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan that is expected to see the participation of Pakistan, China and the US, people familiar with the development said on Thursday. As the Taliban continues its offensive in Afghanistan, Russia has stepped up efforts to reach … Read more

Scientists from India, Russia, Brazil, South Africa Will Collaborate on Covid Research

With Global Surge in Delta Variant Cases, Do Vaccinated People Need to Go Back to Masking? | Explained

New Delhi: Scientists from India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa will collaborate on research that will help develop or repurpose drugs against COVID-19. According to an official statement on Monday, the collaborative effort involving experts from bioinformatics, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, drug screening and parasitologists would be of great value for the search of new … Read more

Russia blocks 49 Navalny-linked websites – Times of India

Russia blocks 49 Navalny-linked websites - Times of India

MOSCOW: Russia’s media regulator has blocked 49 websites linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, his ally said Monday, as pressure mounts on the movement of the opposition leader ahead of parliamentary elections in the autumn. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin‘s most vocal domestic critic, was arrested in January after he returned to Russia following months … Read more

Kerala in Talks With Russia for Setting Up Sputnik V Manufacturing Unit: Minister

Delhi Likely to Get Sputnik V in June: Arvind Kejriwal

The Kerala government talks with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) for setting up a Sputnik V vaccine manufacturing plant in the state, Industries Minister P Rajeev said on Thursday. Talks between Russia and the Kerala government regarding the manufacturing unit began when the state faced a severe shortage of Covid-19 vaccines. “The Chief Secretary … Read more

Russia, Germany “Satisfied” With Progress Of Nord Stream-2 Pipeline

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The nearly finished 10-billion-euro pipeline is set to double Russian gas supplies to Germany. (File) Moscow: The Kremlin said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had expressed their satisfaction with the near completion of the controversial Nord Stream-2 pipeline during phone talks. “The leaders are satisfied with the construction of … Read more

Russia Says “Hasty Withdrawal” Put Afghanistan At Risk

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Russia blamed “hasty withdrawal” of US and NATO troops for Afghanistan situation. (File) Moscow: Russia on Friday blamed the “hasty withdrawal” of US and NATO troops for a rapid deterioration in Afghanistan’s security and warned of instability spreading to neighbouring countries. Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have capitalised on the last stages of the withdrawal of … Read more

Vladimir Putin Says Russia, US Have “Common Interests” On Climate Change

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia and US have similar approaches on climate change. (File) Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin told US climate envoy John Kerry that Moscow and Washington have a shared interest in battling climate change, the Kremlin said Wednesday, in a rare area of common ground between the rivals. “The climate problem … Read more

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