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EU summons Russia’s envoy for blacklisting its officials over Alexei Navalny sanctions

The European Union (EU) leaders blacklisted by Moscow include European Parliament President David Sassoli and Vera Jourova, a vice president of the European Commission. AP | | Posted by Karan Manral PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 06:03 PM IST The European...

US embassy in Moscow limits services after Russia hiring ban

The embassy said in a statement that starting May 12, it will only provide emergency U.S. citizen services and a very limited number of immigrant visas for such life-or-death emergencies. AP | , Moscow PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2021 10:06 PM...

Russia says Twitter is complying with demand to remove ‘banned content’

It said Twitter had removed 60% of such content since Moscow slowed the speed of its service in March to press its demand. Reuters | , Moscow UPDATED ON APR 30, 2021 01:51 PM IST Russian state communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on...

India set to get assistance from 40 nations in Covid-19 fight: Govt

India is set to receive support from more than 40 countries, mostly oxygen-related equipment and consignments of critical medicines, to bolster the country’s response to an “unprecedented second wave” of Covid-19 infections, foreign secretary Harsh Shringla said on Thursday.Shringla...

Alexei Navalny’s political network disbands ahead of ‘extremism’ ruling

A key aide to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Thursday his organisation was disbanding its national network ahead of a court ruling expected to declare it an extremist organisation.The announcement came as Navalny made his first video appearance...

‘Special and privileged partnership’: Russian ambassador says after 2 flights carrying Covid-19 supplies land in India

Russian ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev on Thursday said that two flights from Russia, carrying Covid-19 supplies, have landed in India. The supplies included oxygen concentrators, lung ventilation equipment, bedside monitors and medicines.In a video tweeted by the Russian...

Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna amid new complications

World powers resumed high-level talks in Vienna on Tuesday focused on bringing the United States back into the nuclear deal with Iran, in their first session since comments surfaced from the Iranian foreign minister alleging that Russia once tried...

Russian court restricts activities of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s anti-corruption foundation

A court in Moscow ruled Tuesday to restrict the activities of an organization founded by imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny pending a decision on whether it should be outlawed as an extremist group.The Moscow City Court's ruling on...

India receive first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V on May 1 । vaccine against Covid-19 । Russian Direct Investment Fund । CEO Kirill Dmitriev...

Hindi NewsNationalIndia Receive First Batch Of Russia's Sputnik V On May 1 । Vaccine Against Covid 19 । Russian Direct Investment Fund । CEO Kirill DmitrievAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें Smart Newsline ऐपमहाराष्ट्र...

Russian prosecutor freezes activity of Navalny’s regional groups

A court met for a preliminary hearing in Moscow on Monday to consider a prosecutor's request to label Navalny's groups as extremist. Reuters | , Moscow PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2021 02:39 PM IST State prosecutors in Moscow formally suspended the activity...
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PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi among leaders who condole Ajit Singh’s death

Former Union minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh died at the age of 82 on Thursday. He was Covid-19 positive. Written by Prashasti Singh, SNN, New...

Actor Dalip Tahil’s son Dhruv arrested in drugs case

Actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv has been arrested in drugs case by the Mumbai Police. Dalip had earlier said that Kangana Ranaut should get...

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Samajwadi Party says it won UP panchayat polls, will target assembly polls next

The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Wednesday claimed to have defeated the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently concluded three-tier panchayat polls in...