• pm putin hold bilateral meeting

    PM, Putin hold bilateral meeting

    World | December 24, 2012 18:23 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 24 :  Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday began their bilateral summit meeting here Monday with discussions expected to focus on economic ties, energy and multi-billion dollar defence

  • putin s party barely hangs on to its majority

    Putin's Party Barely Hangs On To Its Majority

    World | December 05, 2011 17:39 IST

    Moscow, Dec 5: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's party saw its majority in Russia's parliament weaken sharply, according to preliminary election results released Monday, a humiliating setback for the man who has steadily tightened his grip