Russian arms supplier Rosoboronexport's CEO Alexander Mikheev said India has more than 300 helicopters belonging to the Mi-8 and Mi-17 family, which are deployed in troop and arms transport, fire support, convoy escort, patrol, and search-and-rescue (SAR) missions. He said India knows their specifications well.
The country's oil and gas condensate output remained at 11.11 million barrels per day (bpd) last month, down 100,000 bpd from levels agreed as the starting point for the accord.
Last year Kirill Dmitriev, who runs Russia's USD 10 billion state Direct Investment Fund and has close ties to the government and the Kremlin, spoke about a possible joint action after meeting Saudi officials at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Moscow, Jan 9 (AFP) The Kremlin today branded a hacking report by US intelligence baseless and amateurish, saying Moscow is growing tired of denying claims the Russian government meddled in the US election.
"We will not create problems for American diplomats. We will not expel anyone," Putin said in a statement released by the Kremlin, also inviting children of US diplomats to a holiday party in the Kremlin.
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday it was right for EU leaders to discuss Brexit without her over dinner, setting a conciliatory tone before she updates them on Britain's preparations for leaving the bloc.
At least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries - which contravene EU sanctions - via Cyprus, an intelligence source with a European Union government told Reuters. There was a sharp increase in shipments in October, said the source who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.
State statistics agency Rosstat said yesterday the economy contracted by 0.4 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, confirming estimates by the economy ministry.
Moscow, Nov 9 (AFP) Moscow stocks ticked up today on news of Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election, running counter to falls in global financial markets, amid hope that Trump would mend relations with Moscow.
Russia, already the world's top oil producer, has the potential to further increase oil output in the future by up to 200 million tonnes a year, or 4 million barrels per day, Rosneft's chief executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday.
Out of the 18 million outbound Indian tourists, nearly 30,000 visit Russia annually.
The former Soviet republic has put up stiff barriers against goods from Russia in reprisal for its March 2014 annexation of Crimea and alleged support for pro-Moscow separatists who have been waging a two-year war in eastern Ukraine.
With Syria peace talks derailed by the regime onslaught on Aleppo, the UN said 51,000 Syrians had fled the northern city this month as government forces backed by Russian bombers and Iranian fighters left the opposition there virtually surrounded.
The acquisition has significant strategic importance to India, both in terms of augmentation of country's energy security as well as enhancing its stature in the global political and economic arenas.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to promote deals for Russian nuclear reactors and military helicopters worth billions of dollars on a trip to Moscow next week, attracted by promises to transfer technology that Western nations have been slow to make.
A six-night train journey gets you from Moscow, across the stunning Siberian landscape of whites and greens and browns and oranges, into Vladivostok from where Japan is a ferry ride away.
The IS claim, published in the group's magazine, came a day after Moscow announced that traces of explosives had been found in the plane wreckage and vowed to hunt down the perpetrators.
The source declined to give more details but based his comments on the preliminary examination of the black boxes recovered from the Airbus A321 which crashed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday killing all 224 people on board.
Brent crude was up USD 1.00 at USD 49.37 a barrel as of 0935 GMT and earlier reached USD 49.47, its highest since September 23. US crude gained USD 1.19 to USD 46.28.
ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas investment arm of the state explorer, signed agreements in Moscow to buy 15 per cent stake in the Vankor oil field in East Siberia, sources said.
Both international and US crude futures posted their third consecutive weekly losses last week on expectations of increased exports from Iran following a deal to ease sanctions against the OPEC producer.
The Fund has approved a USD 17.5 billion loan to Ukraine as part of the package in exchange for the government's successful implementation of economic, budget and monetary reforms.
While the political impact of the opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's killing has been limited in Russia, it has fueled demands for new sanctions against Moscow in the West. Meanwhile, Russian equity valuations suggest potential for a strong performance over the coming months.
The Dholakia Committee, which recommended that flights that are unable to meet their variable costs be either axed or restructured, found that this single step will get Air India maximum annual cost savings.
The Country's benchmark stock index has surged almost 27 percent in the year-to-date as investors dip their toes back into a market that suffered sharp losses at the end of last year.