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US: Waiver to India against CAATSA sanctions

US House of Representatives passed an amendment, that approves waiver to India against CAATSA Sanctions. Key Facts Amendment was passed by voice vote. It provides waiver to India, under CAATSA sanctions, to purchase S-400 missile defence system from Russia. US’s waiver is directed towards countering China. Amendment was passed during floor consideration of National Defence Authorisation Act ..

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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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