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  • Russia, Vladimir Putin, annual address, West

    'Russia can strike Western targets': Putin warns of nuclear war risk if NATO troops sent to Ukraine

    World | February 29, 2024 16:30 IST

    Putin alleged that the Western countries are trying to drag Russia into an arms race and said Moscow is ready for dialogue with the US, but would not be forced into them. His annual address comes two weeks before Russia's upcoming presidential elections in which Putin is expected to win.

  • russian parliament give vladimir putin ok to use troops in

    Russian parliament give Vladimir Putin OK to use troops in Syria

    World | September 30, 2015 18:23 IST

    Moscow (AP): Russian lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria.The Kremlin sought to play down the decision, saying it will only use its air force there, not ground

  • russian parliament endorses anti us adoption bill

    Russian parliament endorses anti-US adoption bill

    World | December 27, 2012 12:17 IST

    Moscow, Dec 27: Defying a storm of domestic and international criticism, Russia moved toward finalising a ban on Americans adopting Russian children, as Parliament's upper house voted unanimously in favour of a measure that President

  • ex tennis star marat safin elected to russian parliament

    Ex-Tennis Star Marat Safin Elected To Russian Parliament

    Tennis | December 08, 2011 21:27 IST

    Moscow, Dec 9: Former World Number One and tennis star Marat Safin has been elected to the 450-seat-strong Duma, or the Russian Federal Parliament. Speaking after his election, Safin said he had thought long and

  • marat safin running for russian parliament

    Marat Safin Running For Russian Parliament

    Tennis | October 27, 2011 22:01 IST

    Chengdu (China), Oct 27: Former top-ranked tennis player Marat Safin says he is keeping busy in his retirement and is even running for Russian parliament.The 31-year-old Safin is up for election to the State Duma

  • russian parliament clears easy visa pact with india

    Russian Parliament Clears Easy Visa Pact With India

    World | October 12, 2011 21:12 IST

    Moscow, Oct 12: Cementing ties with India, Russian Parliament today ratified a bilateral visa simplification pact to boost business, scientific and cultural exchanges and tourism between the two strategic partners.The nod by the Federation Council,