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Construction of the Kudankulam NPP is the largest long-term project. In August 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and I took part in a ceremony dedicated to the handover of the first unit of the Kudankulam NPP to the Republic of India," President Putin ...

The alarm was raised by locals in the city of Salavat in south-central Russia's Republic of Bashkortostan, where the male owner had allegedly been spotted having sex with the dog in a local park.
Five people were killed and 25 others were injured when a Moscow-Armenia passenger bus collided with a car hauler in Russia's Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, the Russian Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti. MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The accident ...
The comment came after the PACE passed the 'Political consequences of the conflict in Ukraine' resolution, in which it refused to recognize the results of Russian parliamentary elections held in the Republic of Crimea in mid-September and once again ...
Moscow - The Russian Foreign Ministry says that the United States is conducting a "scorched earth" policy in relation to Russia during the final months of Barack Obama's presidency. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters ...

NEW YORK - After Russia's widespread violations at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, new World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli says an expanding investigations staff will be on the lookout for state-sponsored cheating in other nations.
Podgorica, Montenegro - Voters in Montenegro face a stark choice: continue on a chartered pro-Western course and NATO membership, or slide back to the embrace of their traditional Slavic ally Russia. The election Sunday in this tiny Balkan nation is ...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Five Russian race walkers have been suspended for four years after testing positive for EPO. The sanctions were announced Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for sport.
Moscow - Russian officials have once more vigorously rejected accusations of meddling in the U.S. presidential elections and dismissed allegations that Moscow was behind a series of recent hacks on U.S.
CAIRO - Egypt's military announced on Wednesday it will host Russian troops for war games along the Mediterranean coast, the latest step in the two countries' rapprochement and another sign of Moscow flexing its muscles in the Middle East.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Hillary Clinton's top adviser said the FBI is investigating Russia's possible role in hacking thousands of his personal emails, an intrusion he said Donald Trump's campaign may have been aware of in advance.
Moscow - Russian president Vladimir Putin praised the "stabilization" of the Russian economy Wednesday but said more can be done to promote growth.
Disturbing video has emerged of pigeons tumbling into an industrial grain mill in the Russian republic of Tatarstan. The video was posted to the YouTube page of state-operated Russian news agency Novosti 24, after it was submitted by a local viewer.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko was stripped of her gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday, the latest athlete sanctioned after being caught in the retesting of stored doping samples.
Moscow - Amid escalating U.S.-Russia tensions, the Russian military said Tuesday it will cooperate with China on efforts to fend off a threat posed by the U.S.

United Nations - Russia's U.N. ambassador said Monday that he never complained to Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon about criticism of Donald Trump because he wasn't aware that the Republican presidential candidate had been the target of criticism ...
Russia's Bashneft inherited the oil related assets of the Soviet Union in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. It is one of the largest crude producers in the country, with more than 180 oil fields producing 19 million tons of oil per year.
Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Russian republic of Chechnya, has been criticised for putting his three young sons into the ring to fight in a mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament on the eve of his birthday.
satellite images released Wednesday by the U.N. show the scale of the destruction since a U.S.-Russia brokered cease-fire collapsed two weeks ago.
Moscow, October 5 (RAPSI) - The North Caucasus Regional Military Court has sentenced a resident of Russia's Republic of Adygea Arthur Khagur to two years in penal colony for attempting to join the Islamic State militants in Syria, RIA Novosti reported ...
Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in which the two leaders discussed ways to "intensify" efforts to end clashes in Syria and deliver humanitarian aid ...
The lightweight contender is remarkably popular throughout Russia, including his native republic of Dagestan. His dominance in the UFC enthralled Russian fans who longed for one of their own to trounce American fighters. And as his popularity ...
He later suggested that the United States should deploy a missile defense shield in the Czech Republic and Poland, one that he noted President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton opted against early in the president's term (the U.S.
It felt like '80s night in Farmville: Tuesday night's vice presidential debate focused, to an unexpectedly large extent, on Russia.
United Nations - Russia is pressing for a new U.N. resolution that would prohibit and counter "terrorist propaganda" used by extremist groups to recruit young people around the world.
Moscow - The Moscow-backed leader of the Russian region of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, faced criticism Wednesday after his sons took part in televised mixed martial arts fights involving children as young as eight.
Paris - Somewhere in Russia, computer hackers must be congratulating themselves on a well-executed con. By stealing and then publishing the private medical files of more than 120 international Athletes from a World Anti-Doping Agency database, the ...
Moscow - Russia has suspended an agreement with the United States on research cooperation in the nuclear and energy sectors, the latest move underlining worsening tensions between Washington and Moscow.
In relevant developments in the same province on Monday, four field commanders of Jund al-Aqsa were killed in joint strikes of the Syrian and Russian forces in Northern Hama. Abdul Karim Abu Abdu al-Ma'arati, Mohammad al-Khatib nom de guerre Abu ...
WASHINGTON - Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S.
But Chechnya subsequently descended into chaos, Islamist extremists backed by al Qaeda came to the fore, and in 1999 they invaded the neighboring Russian republic of Dagestan. A series of apartment bombings, blamed on Chechens, killed hundreds of ...
There is a particularly high number of foreigners living and working in Russian regions near the borders, like Karelia, the large forested republic adjoining Finland. According to the local directorate of the Federal Migration Service, several thousand ...
Moscow - The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Monday it has arrested a Ukrainian journalist who is suspected of spying in Russia. The FSB claimed in a statement that Roman Sushchenko is an officer with the Ukrainian military intelligence who ...
Moscow - Five men suspected of involvement in the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov pleaded not guilty on Monday. Nemtsov was shot late at night in February 2015 as he and a companion walked across a bridge near the Kremlin.
The move was supported by Rustem Khamitov, president of the oil-producing internal Russian Republic of Bashkortostan,which holds 25% pf the company.
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has called Russian president Vladimir Putin "a leader - unlike what we have in this country." But most Americans don't agree with Trump's assessment of Putin's leadership skills, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
MANCHESTER, England - FIFA has disbanded its anti-racism task force, declaring the work complete despite ongoing concerns about discriminatory behavior at matches in 2018 World Cup host Russia. FIFA wrote to members of the task force to say that it ...
Moscow - Russian police are getting ready for Tottenham's game against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday in the Champions League. It's the first visit by an English club to Russia since clashes between the two countries' fans marred the European ...
The UN Security Council met for urgent talks on Sunday as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held east Aleppo in the worst surge of bombing to hit the devastated city in years.
Adding to the confusion was a post on the drill on the Russian defence ministry's website in the section "exercises", which clearly said: "Friendship-2016, Russian-Pakistani tactic exercise, is held in the territory of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan ...
Months after deciding to leave the NHL and go home to Russia, the Detroit Red Wings great showed off his fanciful skillset one last time on this side of the ocean at the World Cup of hockey.
(Vatican Radio) The Serb mini-state within Bosnia-Herzegovina is holding a referendum this weekend despite international concerns that it could be part of an attempt to secede from the already volatile country and spark a proxy war between Russia and ...
Moscow - Russian sports Minister Vitaly Mutko is staying in charge of football in the 2018 World Cup host nation. He faced down a revolt Saturday from coaches and officials critical of tight government control and poor national team performances.
... foreign languages if it is not necessary to use the formal name of the country". But as The Independent reports not everyone is happy with the name change.
Heavy Syrian and Russian air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of Aleppo city killed at least 25 civilians on Saturday, a monitor said, overwhelming doctors and rescue workers.
Tuva Republic is located at Siberian region of Russia. Its civilization dates back to 2700 years, according to the recent German archaeological findings.
"Hooray," said Sholban Kara-ool, the head of the Russian Republic of Tuva, the region where the boy lived. "Thanks to everyone who helped!
A MiG-29, a Russian fighter jet, roared over the crowd to loud roars of cheers and applause, and another Russian-made ground attack fighter flew later in the morning.





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