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Plunder Of India: Putin Reminds West Of Colonial Past

Russian President Vladimir Putin turned back the pages of history as he said that the West had plundered countries like India in contradiction to the values of true freedom and justice.

Mikhail Gorbachev & His Pizza Hut

  There is a meme of Gorbachev that a Reddit user shared a few days ago. It is that of a kid asking him, ‘Did you finally get Pizza Hut?’ To which, Gorbachev says, ‘Yes’. The kid pushes: ‘What did it cost?’ An old, tired-looking Gorbachev replies, ‘Everything’. Did Gorbachev have a choice? The core …

PM Modi, President Putin Bring Ukraine, Food, Energy To High-Table

In one of the most important meetings, PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed global food security, energy security and the availability of fertilisers during their meeting on the sidelines of the 22nd meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the Uzbek city of Samarkand on Friday.

‘Ukraine Plotted Murder Of Putin Aide’s Daughter’

The murder of the daughter of prominent Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin in Moscow was plotted by Ukrainian special services and carried out by a Ukrainian woman, Russian authorities said. Darya Dugina (30), an author and journalist, was killed in a powerful car explosion on a highway 20 km west of Moscow on Saturday night. In …

Europe Faces Heating Crisis After Sanctioning Russia

As citizens worry about rising prices, many fear they won’t be able to afford gas to heat their homes this winter “A lot of people will freeze,” says Barbara, grimacing. Barbara is a 70-year-old sculptor in Ruhland, a small town in what was once East Germany. The conversation is about climate change and Green policies, …

TN CM Stalin To Invite PM Modi For Chess Olympiad

MAHABALIPURAM (TN): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin is all set to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the inauguration of the 44th International Chess Olympiad in Mahabalipuram during his visit to New Delhi on July 19. The Olympiad will take place between July 28 to August 10. Tamil Nadu, the home state of five-time …

Putin Made Miscalculations On Ukraine: German Envoy

NEW DELHI: German Ambassador to India Walter J Lindner said on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a lot of calculating errors in attacking Ukraine. “President Putin thought NATO would be divided into two blocks,” Lindner, who is set to retire as the German envoy to India, said while addressing the media at …

Four European Companies Paid In Rubles For Russian Gas

NEW DELHI: Despite the European Union (EU) asking energy companies not to comply with Russia’s demand to be paid in rubles for its natural gas, four European gas buyers have reportedly paid in rubles as President Vladimir Putin demanded. In a report published in Bloomberg, a person close to Russian gas giant Gazprom had opined …

India Makes Its Position Clear: It Wants To Be Friends With West, Needs Russia To Defend Borders

  NEW DELHI: In what could be a defining statement vis-à-vis India’s position in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rightly stated that while the country wants to be friends with the West, it needs Russia’s assistance to defend its borders. India has steadfastly resisted the West’s attempt to limit its bilateral relations with …