India-Russia Current Affairs, GK & News

India Russia Summit 2021

On December 6, 2021, Russia President Vladimir Putin visited India. He held the 21st India – Russia summit with his counter part Narendra Modi. During his visit, India and Russia signed 28 agreements. Some of them were semi – confidential. Thus, the Ministry of External Affairs did not release all of its details. About the ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves AK-203 deal with Russia

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has granted permission for mass production of AK-203 rifles, providing fire power to the standard weapon profile of armed forces. DAC has also approved an independent satellite for Indian Air Force (IAF). Key Points This decision was taken ahead of scheduled visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India beginning. His ..

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S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system- Key Facts

Russia recently started supplying S-400 Triumf air defence system to India, giving a major boost to Indian defence capabilities. Highlights These defence systems will boost India’s capabilities to take out cruise missiles and enemy fighter aircraft at long range. The announcement that Russia started supplying S-400 systems to India, was made during Dubai Air Show. ..

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Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile systems to India

Russia has started the delivery of S-400 missile system to India, in a bid to boost India’s air-defence capabilities. Highlights Russia started the delivery for deployment on schedule in 2021. India bought this system for US$ 5 billion in 2018. This deal between India and Russia became contentious amid a threat of sanctions from the ..

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Russia to help India tackle coal shortage

India and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in mining and steel sector. Key facts MoU was signed between Union Minister of Steel, Ram Chandra Prasad and Russia’s minister of energy Nikolay Shulginov. The MoU specially focuses on coking Signing of the deal is part of India’s National Steel Policy 2017. ..

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