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India should not see Ukraine as ‘enemy of my friend’: Ukrainian ambassador

India should not see Ukraine as ‘enemy of my friend’: Ukrainian ambassador

🕔12:25, 24.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 24  Expressing disappointment at India’s failure to condem Russia, a hostile neighbour whom Ukraine accuses of escalating tension in its eastern region, Ukrainian Ambassador to India Oleksandr Shevchenko has urged the NDA government to “find out ways”

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France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on MH17

France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on MH17

🕔09:59, 21.Jul 2014

Paris, July 21  France, Britain and Germany have agreed to urge Russian President Vladimir Putin to get “Ukrainian separatists relief” and grant investigators free and full access to the disaster area of the MH17 flight to accomplish their mission. The

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Russia warns of retaliation over Western ‘blackmail’ sanctions

Russia warns of retaliation over Western ‘blackmail’ sanctions

🕔15:33, 17.Jul 2014

Moscow, July 17  Russia Thursday said it would retaliate “asymmetrically but painfully” after the US and the European Union (EU) announced fresh sanctions against the country. “We are not going to tolerate blackmail and reserve the right to take measures

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Indian Navy officers reach Russia for joint naval exercise

Indian Navy officers reach Russia for joint naval exercise

🕔11:01, 15.Jul 2014

Vladivostok (Russia), July 15 Indian Navy officers were Monday welcomed by the representatives of the Russian Pacific Fleet Command as ships of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy — Shivalik, Ranvijay and Shakti — arrived here. The aim of

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Russia to work on UNSC resolution over Syria

Russia to work on UNSC resolution over Syria

🕔10:43, 10.Jul 2014

Moscow, July 10  Russia is prepared to continue working on a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution which rules out use of force against Damascus, the foreign ministry said Wednesday. “The document should clearly lay out the Russian position: no

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Russia warns of full-scale gas crisis in Ukraine

Russia warns of full-scale gas crisis in Ukraine

🕔11:21, 3.Jul 2014

Moscow, July 3  A full-scale gas crisis is looming in Ukraine unless Kiev settles its multi-billion-dollar debt to Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday. “Ukraine does not pay for gas. Their debt is enormous. They are taking gas

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Russian navy launches new electric submarine

Russian navy launches new electric submarine

🕔11:37, 27.Jun 2014

Moscow, June 27  The Russian navy launched a new diesel-electric submarine, a latest addition to its Black Sea Fleet, media reported. The submarine was launched Thursday in a ceremony held in St. Petersburg, Xinhua reported. A navy official said that

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Russia seeks to make nuclear power cost-effective

Russia seeks to make nuclear power cost-effective

🕔14:41, 26.Jun 2014

Moscow, June 26 Making the case for nuclear power over coal or gas-based plants that hasten climate change, Russia’s atomic energy corporation has unveiled the “atomic kilowatt hour” as a new cost-effective product of immense importance to energy-hungry emerging economies.

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Russia eyes new strategic vision of cooperation with India

Russia eyes new strategic vision of cooperation with India

🕔10:38, 20.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 20  Russia is eyeing a new “strategic vision” of bilateral cooperation with India in areas like nuclear energy and hopes this will be taken forward during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India later this year for the

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Russia demands pre-payment for gas from Ukraine

Russia demands pre-payment for gas from Ukraine

🕔13:56, 16.Jun 2014

Moscow, June 16  Russian energy giant Gazprom Monday decided to introduce pre-payment regime with Ukraine’s Naftogaz company, as the latter failed to pay its multi-billion gas debt. “The decision was made because of the chronic nonpayment by Ukraine’s Naftogaz. Debt

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Russia to hit back at Western sanctions: Minister

Russia to hit back at Western sanctions: Minister

🕔10:39, 15.May 2014

Moscow, May 15  Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow may retaliate against Western sanctions if those countries continue confrontation, indicating possible blow to such payment systems as Visa and MasterCard. “We don’t want confrontation. But if the West continues its

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