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Putin: If he could, he'd try to prevent 1991 USSR collapse

If he could go back in time, Vladimir Putin's mission would be to prevent the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union.That's what he told a forum in the city of Kaliningrad today. Taking questions from audience members, he was asked what occurrence in Russia he ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

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India Today, 4 months ago

Tribute to Professor Arun Mohanty

TRIBUTE Professor Arun Mohanty, 64, who held a Ph.D degree in Economics from the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, passed away in New Delhi on February 3, 2018 after suffering a brain stroke in November last year. Prior to his appointment as a (...) - 2018 ...
 Mainstream4 weeks ago

Fearless leader or lame duck? Putin’s certain triumph heralds fresh uncertainty

Long before it happened, Russia’s ruling party had already called it “ the ultimate victory .” On March 18, Russians go to the polls where they will – without doubt – re-elect President Vladimir Putin to a fourth leadership term.
 catchnews.com1 day ago

Are we ready to fight the wars of the future?

'We must look at the entire question of military preparedness anew, taking into account the new realities,' says Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and General Bipin Rawat on a visit to the forward areas along the Line of Control in Kashmir, September 29, 2017. Photgraph: ANI Not many may now remember that the Indian Army's manpower, less than 300,000 before the India-China war of 1962, gradually increased to 825,000 following it. This was authorised by ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

The Hindi-speaking Aussie who loves India

Charles 'Biharilal' Thomson, is an Australian who speaks fluent Hindi learnt on the streets, trains and buses of India's hinterland.Biharilal tells's Archana Masih how India has bewitched him. IMAGE: Biharilal Thomson with a sadhu at a yoga institute in Madhya Pradesh while travelling with his mother to see the Kumbh Mela in Ujjain. Photograph: Kind courtesy Charles Thomson/Facebook Biharilal Thomson is a white Australian who speaks Hindi better than many Indians. The first time he ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Putin's 'invincible' weapons: how worried should we be?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has boasted of a new arsenal of weapons that render Western missile defence systems obsolete, in a move that appears to signal the start of a fresh arms race with the US. In his state of the nation address on Thursday, the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Bitcoin-crazy scientists bring internet to secret Russian town

You can call this town Sarov. It was codenamed and identified Arzamas-16 by Russian government between 1946-91. Then it was called as Kremylov until 1995. This town is the place that gave Russia its saint- St Seraphim. But its streets have more or less ...
 Sify1 month ago

50 years on, stunning unseen pictures of the Beatles in India!

Contrary to the popular belief that the Beatles' 1968 trip to Rishikesh set in motion their eventual fallout, it in fact delayed the split till 1970. The trip was photographed by Paul Saltzman, who is marking its 50th anniversary with the release of the book The Beatles in India. John Lennon and Paul McCartney.The Beatles wrote around 48 songs during their seven-week stay at the Chaurasi Kutia Ashram of Mahesh Yogi in Uttarakhand, now known as the Beatles Ashram. Among them were Ob-la-di, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago


In an aggressive mien, far removed from his image of being a pacifist, PM Nehru was firm with UNCIP officials telling them exactly where to get off on Pakistan’s Janus-faced perfidy of an unwarranted invasion, scuttling the call for any UN sponsored ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Russian film creates controversy

A controversial Olympic basketball showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States has become the subject of a record-breaking Russian film, as the countrys sports are mired in a doping scandal and relations with Washington are at a low point. "Going ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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