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Rajiv regarded Pakistan as 'strategic buffer' against USSR: Report

Contradicting perceived proximity to the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, India under the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had toyed with the idea of supporting anti-Russian civilian groups in......

Cuba came close to owning 100 N-bombs after 1962 crisis

The Soviet Union had secretly planned to leave over 100 nuclear weapons in Cuba after the end of the Cuban missile crisis but were so scared by Fidel Castro's instability that they made up a law to......

Chinese daily questions extravagance over space adventures

As a Chinese spacecraft was put on its path to attempt the country's first docking mission, a feat achieved by Soviet Union years back, questions were raised about its relevance and whether it was......

Revitalise Indo-Russian ties faster: Indologist

Admitting that Russia's relations with India have not "developed properly" after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a Russian indologist has called for a proactive approach with focus on cooperation......

When USSR threatened to take Pak's 'eyes out'

The Soviet Union had warned Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s that it would take Pakistan's 'eyes out' if it looked at India in an inimical manner. The then Soviet......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

What America must do to compete with 'Chindia'

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans could reasonably dream of a world dominated by a single superpower: the US. No longer. The rapid transformation of China into an economic......

India, China tap major global demands

With China and India joining the global trading market and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, most of the world's productivity is being tapped by these two countries to satisfy the global......

Celebrities & Advertising

Celebrities & AdvertisingWhat is common to tennis ace Pete Sampras and the former Soviet Union leader, Mikhail Gorbachev? Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about celebrities......

Mera Wala Shah Rukh!

From 'Mera Wala Shah Rukh' to Salman's Being Hygienic ways, my super filmi week, says Sukanya Verma, has a lot on its mind. Monday My day begins on a bittersweet note. One of the worst feelings......

Sochi Olympics: Criticism of Games reflects 'Cold War' mentality, says Putin

Western criticism of Russia's Winter Olympics was reminiscent of Cold War ambitions to hold the Soviet Union back, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, despite signs that the world was warming......

Football Briefs: Muller double helps Bayern see off Chelsea in Singapore

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller scores the third goal against Chelsea during their International Champions Cup in Singapore......

Factbox: A list of French Open women's champions over time

The 2nd major of the year, the French Open will start on the weekend. With the clay-court Grand Slam starting on Sunday, here is the list of French Open champions over the years French Open......

Soccer legend Maradona mourns 'second father' Castro

IMAGE: Cuban President Fidel Castro (L) and Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona play with a ball during an interview in La Havana, in this October 26, 2005 file photo. Photograph: Canal......

Soccer legend Maradona mourns 'second father' Castro

IMAGE: Cuban President Fidel Castro (L) and Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona play with a ball during an interview in La Havana, in this October 26, 2005 file photo. Photograph: Canal......
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Moldovan court rejects pro-Russia president's referendum plan

Moldova's constitutional court rejected on Thursday a plan to hold a referendum that might have boosted the powers of pro-Russian President Igor... ...

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Did Mossad kill Zia?

29 years ago this fortnight, Pakistan's dictator -- the general who made jihad an integral part of Pakistani State policy -- died in a mysterious... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/did-mossad-kill-zia/20170726.htm
Chinese daily accuses US of trying to escalate Sikkim standoff

A Chinese daily today accused the US and other countries of trying to escalate the Sino-India standoff to replicate the "South China Sea trick" and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624759/chinese-daily-accuses-us-trying.html
Muller double helps Bayern see off Chelsea in Singapore

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller scores the third goal against Chelsea... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/football-roundup-cassano-announces-retirement-for-second-time-in-a-week/20170725.htm
EU plans delegation in Mongolian capital to enhance ties

The European Union plans to open a delegation in Mongolia this year, the 28-nation group said today, in a move that will expand its relationship... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/eu-plans-delegation-in-mongolian-capital-to-enhance-ties-117072500399_1.html

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