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Ukrainian president signs law to end friendship treaty with Russia

Kiev |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 AM IST

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the legislation on ending the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between Ukraine and Russia, the presidential press service said on Monday.

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Russian ex-policeman gets second life term for 56 murders

Moscow |Monday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST

A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former policeman, described as the country's "most prolific mass murderer in modern time", to a second life imprisonment for committing 56 murders, while he is al

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Russian delegation meets PM Modi over monitoring of 2019 parliamentary elections

New Delhi [India] | December 10, 2018 3:41:35 PM IST

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI/Sputnik): A Russian delegation led by the Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discuss monitoring of the 2

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Spacewalk: Russian cosmonauts to check hole in Soyuz docked to ISS

Washington |Monday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Two Russian cosmonauts will go for a six-hour-long spacewalk on Tuesday to check a hole in the external hull of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft currently docked to the International Space Station (ISS).

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India, Russia seek to enhance parliamentary diplomacy

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

India and Russia on Monday reiterated the need to further enhance parliamentary diplomacy and encourage regular meetings between the elected representatives of their countries, a statement said.

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US, Russia block UN panel report on climate change

Katowice (Poland) |Sunday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST

The US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait have blocked the other 193 assembled countries in this Polish city from "welcoming" the recent IPCC report, even though the report had been requested by the ear

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Russian Navy ships arrive in India for maritime exercise

New Delhi |Sunday, 2018 7:45:29 PM IST

Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma on Sunday arrived at Visakhapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY, the bilateral maritime exercise with Indian Navy.

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Borussia Dortmund lead race to sign Pedrinho

Rio de Janeiro |Sunday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

Borussia Dortmund have emerged as the front-runners to sign highly rated Brazilian midfielder Pedrinho.

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Mueller poised to reveal new details on Russia probe

Washington |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team could reveal new details in its ongoing probe into possible Russian collusion on Friday due to court filing deadlines involving President Donald Trump's former ca

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Russian, Indian scientists worried about sharp rise in autism

Moscow [Russia] | December 7, 2018 8:11:51 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], Dec 07 (ANI/Sputnik): Today, the most objective estimate is that autistic people's account for one per cent of the world's population. If this assessment is correct, there are about 1

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Non-licensed restaurant run by Russians shut in Goa

Panaji |Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

Restaurants of three coastal shacks at the popular Morjim beach were shut down and sealed by the Goa Food and Drugs Administration on Thursday, amid a crackdown on food outlets operated by foreign nat

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Russia warns US of retaliation over key arms treaty pullout

Moscow |Wednesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

Russia opposes the US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and it will respond "in an appropriate manner" if Washington goes ahead with the pullout, Russian Presid

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