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Putin's 'sexy' weapon to silence critics

This one is straight out of James Bond film From Russia with Love, in which the Soviet lay 'honey trap' on the super spy, using a sexy seductress.A woman known as 'Katya' has been luring Russian......

Medvedev seeks democratic modernisation of Russia

As the Soviet achievements keeping the Russian economy afloat are waning, President Dmitry Medvedev,on Thursday,sought an urgent modernisation of the country, insisting that it should happen......

Russia-led Soviet bloc creates joint force

A Russia-led security bloc of seven former Soviet republics approved the creation of a joint Rapid Action Force on Wednesday,for anti-terror operations and countering aggression on any......

Top Russian priest dies,Prez cuts short India trip

Alexy-II, the head of the Orthodox Church and Russian Patriarch who was instrumental in the post-Soviet spiritual revival of the country, died in Moscow on Friday. The Moscow and All-Russia......

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......

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 will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

StanChart shakeup turns screws on India's tycoons

Among India's capital-starved local banks, Essar is viewed as too big to fail, notes Una Galani. A shake-up at Standard Chartered could finally turn the screws on India's tycoons. The......

Cong should not feel apologetic about the 1991 reforms: Jairam Ramesh

Former minister in the United Progressive Alliance government Jairam Ramesh believes the reforms of 1991 were possible because of a strong team in place and the role of jugalbandis . On the......

Crude oil slips below $50

Oil edged up on Tuesday, steadying after a 5 per cent plunge in the previous session that saw prices touch fresh 5-1/2-year lows in an oversupplied market.  Worries about surplus oil supplies......

Nina! The 'spy' with designs on India

Annet Mahendru -- the half-Indian making waves in the hit American show The Americans -- tells Archana Masih/ about her love for Bollywood, dal-chawal and playing a Russian spy. Image:......

Kremlin terms doping allegations against Russian athletes 'groundless'

IMAGE: A monument of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin is seen in front of the Luzhniki stadium, which hosted the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2013 and is now under reconstruction, in......

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......

WADA calls for ban on Russia for state-sponsored doping

IMAGE: Participants talk before the start of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Russia could be......

PHOTOS: A perfect 10 for American Biles; You dethrones defending champ

It's a wrap! presents a roundup of the World Gymnastics Championships, Glasgow, which were held from October 23 to November 1. IMAGE: United States's Simone Biles competes on the beam......

Zenit win Russian title in first for Villas-Boas

Fans of FC Zenit St Petersburg during the Russian Premier League match. Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images Zenit St. Petersburg, led by Portuguese coach Andre Villas-Boas, won the Russian Premier......
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