Press Releases


September 2018

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Indian Tea Dinner held in Moscow 25 September 2018
The annual round of bilateral consultations on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation held in Moscow on 20 September 2018 20 September 2018

August 2018

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FESTIVAL OF INDIA 2018-19 TO BE INAUGURATED AT THE STATE KREMLIN PALACE ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 28 August 2018
Indian Embassy in Moscow celebrates 72nd Independence Day 15 August 2018
D. Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation 14 August 2018
Festival of India 11 August 2018
Visit of Ambassador to the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) from Aug 1-2, 2018. 06 August 2018
Indian Naval Band performed during the Naval Day parade of the Russian Federation on July 29, 2018 at Palace Square, St Petersburg 01 August 2018

July 2018

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10th meeting of the India-Russia Joint Working Group on Counter Terrorism 24 July 2018
Explanation of Vote by India on the Draft Decision by UK on ‘Addressing the Threat from Chemical Weapons Use’ at the Fourth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties (June 27, 2018) 03 July 2018

June 2018

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated President Vladimir Putin on Russia’s National Day 09 June 2018
FIFA Helpline in Russia for Indian Nationals 09 June 2018
Remarks by External Affairs Minister at the Opening Session of BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting June 04, 2018 05 June 2018

May 2018

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External Affairs Minister’s meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister May 28, 2018 29 May 2018
Visit of CIM to SPIEF 2018 27 May 2018
PM’s informal interaction with children of “Sirius” Educational Centre at Sochi, Russia (May 21, 2018) 23 May 2018
Meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Vladimir Putin (May 21, 2018) 23 May 2018
Informal Summit between India and Russia 22 May 2018
Press release for Informal Summit between India and Russia 22 May 2018
Ambassador Pankaj Saran visited Hindi School no 653 named after Shri Rabindra Nath Tagore in St. Petersburg, Russia on April 27, 2018. Ambassador interacted with the students and teachers of the school. 15 May 2018
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s visit to the Russian Federation 14 May 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates President Vladimir Putin on his inauguration as President of Russian Federation 11 May 2018
Press release on the FIFA World Cup, 2018 10 May 2018
NSA Shri Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Shri Vijay Gokhale visit Moscow 10 May 2018
Indian Summer Bazaar 2018 06 May 2018
India-Russia Friendship Motor rally 2018 03 May 2018

April 2018

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India's statement on the recent strikes in Syria 14 April 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Def Expo 2018 12 April 2018
India's statement at the 57th Meeting of the Executive Council of the OPCW to discuss the Salisbury Incident, made by Ambassador Venu Rajamony, Permanent Representative of India to the OPCW on April 4, 2018: 08 April 2018
Visit of Defence Minister of India, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman to Russia (4th April 2018) 04 April 2018
Visit of Defence Minister of India Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman to Russia 03 April 2018

March 2018

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India’s Defence Minister’s visit to Russia 30 March 2018
Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation His Excellency Pankaj Saran visited the Belgorod Region 20 March 2018
Indian Ambassador H.E. Pankaj Saran's visit to Rostov VVER Nuclear Power Plant and Atommash Production Facility in Volgodonsk. 20 March 2018
Prime Minister’s congratulatory call to President Putin on latter’s victory in the Presidential elections 19 March 2018
Russia, Bangladesh and India sign memorandum on trilateral cooperation in the implementation of the Rooppur NPP construction project 02 March 2018

February 2018

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Russia, India Discuss Military Cooperation(Moscow, February 20, 2018) 20 February 2018
Indian Ambassador to the Russian Federation H.E Mr. Pankaj Saran met the head of Chechen Republic H.E Mr. Ramzan Kadyrov 14 February 2018
Indian Ambassador to the Russian Federation H.E Mr. Pankaj Saran met H.E Mr. Jambulat Umarov. 14 February 2018
Indian Ambassador to the Russian Federation H.E Mr. Pankaj Saran visited the museum of Akhmad Khadji Kadyrov 14 February 2018

January 2018

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Padma Awardees from Russia 29 January 2018
Republic Day featured in the leading Russian newspaper "Kommersant". 26 January 2018
Indian Embassy in Moscow celebrates Republic Day-2018 26 January 2018
‘Padma Bhushan’ conferred on Amb. Alexander Kadakin posthumously 25 January 2018
Telephone conversation between Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi and H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation 03 January 2018
Press Release from Kremlin on Telephone conversation with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi 03 January 2018

December 2017

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Co-Chairs Meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission 26 December 2017
Joint Communiqué of the 15th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Republic of India and the People's Republic of China 13 December 2017
15th Russia-India-China Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting New Delhi, 11th December 2017. 11 December 2017
External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj held bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov ahead of Russia-India-China Trilateral Meeting in New Delhi,11 the December 2017. 11 December 2017
India-Russia Consultations on Disarmament and BRICS issues 06 December 2017
Aadhaar Enrolment to NRIs and PIOs 06 December 2017
15th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China (RIC) on 11 December 2017. 05 December 2017
Honb'le External Affairs Minister of India Smt. Sushma Swaraj departing after her maiden and successful visit to Sochi. She represented India at SCO Council of Heads of Government meeting. 02 December 2017
Statement by External Affairs Minister At the 16th Meeting of Council of SCO Heads of Governments [December 1, 2017, 1330 Hrs.: Sochi] 01 December 2017
Heads of Delegation of The SCO member States. 01 December 2017
EAM being received by Russian PM on her arrival at the venue for Council of SCO Heads of Govt. meeting at Sochi. 01 December 2017

November 2017

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H.E. Smt Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India being received by H.E. Mr Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. 30 November 2017
EAM at PM Medvedev's reception at Galaktika 30 November 2017
Hon'ble External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi to represent India in SCO Council Heads of Government meeting on 30 November & 1 December, 2017. 30 November 2017
Home Minister concludes his visit to Russia: Describes Russia as India’s one of the most credible friends. 29 November 2017
Shri Rajnath Singh, Home Minister of India met with Mr. Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary, Security Council of Russian Federation on 27 November, 2017. 28 November 2017
Visit of Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh to Russia, 26-29 November, 2017 28 November 2017
H.E Mr. Rajnath Singh signs agreement on cooperation between Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India and Ministry for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, with H. E Mr.Vladimir Kolokolstsev 27 November 2017
Amb. Pankaj Saran signs Joint Action Plan between Central Narcotics Bureau, MHA, Govt.of India and Ministry for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, with Mr. Igor Zubov, Dy. Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. 27 November 2017
Bilateral meeting between H E Mr Vladimir Kolokolstsev, Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and H E Mr. Rajnath Singh in Moscow on 27th November 2017. 27 November 2017
H E Mr Vladimir Kolokolstsev, Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation receiving H E Mr. Rajnath Singh in Moscow on 27th November 2017. 27 November 2017
Visit of External Affairs Minister of India Mrs. Sushma Swaraj to Russia, 30th November – 1st December, 2017. 27 November 2017
Mr. Rajnath singh, Hon'ble Minister of Home Affairs, arrived in Moscow today. He was received by Mr. Igor Zubov, State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow. 26 November 2017
Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh to Visit Russia 24 November 2017
Ambassador Mr. Pankaj Saran met with H.E. Mr. A. G. Dyumin, Governor of the Tula Region, Tula, Russia, 20th November 2017 22 November 2017
Ambassador Mr. Pankaj Saran addressing students of Tula University during his visit the Tula Region, Russia, 20th November 2017 22 November 2017
Mr Jagat Prakash Nadda, Hon'ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare of India speaking during Session on "Ending TB by 2035" on the sidelines of WHO Global Ministerial Conference on "Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era :A Multisectoral Response 17 November 2017
Business Round Table with H.E. Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India and SME Business Community.More than 150 SMEs participated at Delovaya Russia,17 Nov 2017 17 November 2017
Mr Jagat Prakash Nadda,Hon'ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare of India speaking at Ministerial Parallel Panel on "Science Reserach & Innovation" during WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in Sustainable Development Era Moscow,17 Nov 2017 17 November 2017
Mr Jagat Prakash Nadda, Hon'ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare speaking during the First Plenary Session of the WHO Global Ministerial Conference on "Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era :A Multisectoral Response " at Moscow, Russian 16 November 2017
Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Mr Suresh Prabhu met with Hon'ble Minister of Economic Development of The Russian Federation Mr Maxim Oreshkin, Moscow,16th November 2017 16 November 2017
Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry Mr. Suresh Prabhu participating in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Meeting of the Ministers of Member States responsible for foreign economic and foreign trade, Moscow,15th November 2017 15 November 2017
Historic jump in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings is the outcome of all-round & multi-sectoral reform push of Team India 01 November 2017

October 2017

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Release of Postage Stamp:70th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between India and Russia 30 October 2017
Closing Ceremony of Indra 2017 30 October 2017
Indian Tri Services Exercise Indra-17 contingent being accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Vladivostok Airport. Cdr of Fifth Army of Russian Eastern Military District Maj Gen Kutuzov received Maj Gen ND Prasad and Indian contingent, Vladivostok,17th Oct 19 October 2017
Statement by Dr. Nagendra Singh, M.P on the Rohingyas issue at 137th IPU Assembly, St. Petersburg on October 15, 2017 16 October 2017
Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Sumitra Mahajan announced formation of India-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group,15th October 2017 15 October 2017
Hon'ble Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan delivering speech in 137th Inter Parliamentary Union, in the General Debate on "Promoting Cultural Pluralism and Peace through Inter-faith and Inter ethnic Dialogue", St Petersburg, Russia,15th October 2017 15 October 2017
Press Release of Hon’ble Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s visit to Saint Petersburg, 14-18th October 2017 15 October 2017
Bilateral meeting of Smt. Sumitra Mahajan , Hon'ble Speaker of LokSabha with Mr. Chung Sye-Kyun 15 October 2017
Meeting of the Governing council of the 137th Inter Parliamentary Union 15 October 2017
Bilateral meeting of Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt Sumitra Mahajan with Chairman of State Duma Mr Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin on the sidelines of 137th Inter Parliamentary Union, St Petersburg, Russia,14th October 2017 14 October 2017
Presentation of VIF-RIAC report at Embassy of India, Moscow. Ambassador Pankaj Saran addressed the press conference. Ms. Harinder Sekhon represented VIF, 11th October 2017 11 October 2017
International conference titled “Strategic Visions of Russia- India Relations and Changes in the World Order" 11 October 2017
DCM G Balasubramanian addressed and interacted with student of the Tomsk State University at Tomsk, Russia, 10th October 2017 10 October 2017
Meeting of RIN in historic Moscow State University, attended by Ambassador of India Shri Pankaj Saran and Rector of the University Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichy. 07 October 2017
NCC Delegation Visit to Russia 2017 05 October 2017
Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Moscow, 02 October 2017 02 October 2017

September 2017

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Birth Anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay celebrated in Embassy on 28th September 2017 30 September 2017
E-book on Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay:Integral Humanism 30 September 2017
Ambassador Pankaj Saran hosted officials of Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation 30 September 2017
PM Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamps on Ramayana on Sept. 22, 2017 at Varanasi 24 September 2017
विदेश मंत्री का 72वीं संयुक्तं राष्ट्र आम सभा में भाषण, न्यूयॉर्क (सितम्बतर 23, 2017) 24 September 2017
Statement by External Affairs Minister at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York 24 September 2017
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's Statement at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly 23 September 2017 24 September 2017
Statement by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during Extraordinary meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of SCO Member Countries,September 21, 2017 23 September 2017
Statement by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during Annual Meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers, September 21, 2017 23 September 2017
India Tea Evening, Four Seasons Hotel,Moscow, 12th September 2017: Presentation of 5 teas from India: 13 September 2017
Final Planning Conference of the First Ever Tri Services Exercise INDRA 2017 has commenced at Ussurysk on 12 Sep 2017. 13 September 2017
Speech of EAM Sushma Swaraj during launch of Russia Desk in Vladivostok, Russia 08 September 2017
Speech of the Indian External Affairs Minister , H.E. Sushma Swaraj at the India Russia Business dialogue on 6th September , Vladivostok. 07 September 2017
Indian External Affairs Minister, H.E. Sushma Swaraj speech at the launch of Russia Desk during Eastern Economic Forum, Vladivostok 7th September 2017 07 September 2017
H.E. Sushma Swaraj speech at Opening Ceremony of the Eastern Economic Forum at Vladivostok , 6th September 06 September 2017
The Speech given by H.E. Sushma Swaraj at the Opening Ceremony of EEF at Vladivostok on 6th September 2017. 06 September 2017
Speech given by H.E. Sushma Swaraj at the India -Russia Business dialogue during the EEF on 6th September 2017 in Vladivostok. 06 September 2017

August 2017

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Commerce and Industry Minister Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman to attend Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok 30 August 2017
External Affairs Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj to visit Russia 30 August 2017
Indian Ambassador Shri Pankaj Saran addressing at the inauguration of India Pavilion at TEXTILLEGPROM 2017. 29 August 2017
Indian Embassy in Moscow celebrates 71st Independence Day 15 August 2017
Long Term Business Visas for Russian Nationals 11 August 2017
INDIAN SUMMER BAZAAR-2017 07 August 2017

July 2017

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Speech of Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Sumitra Mahajan in The State Duma on 12.07.2017 13 July 2017
Speech of Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Sumitra Mahajan in The State Duma on 12 July 2017 12 July 2017
Visit of Hon`ble Speaker of Lok Sabha Smt. Sumitra Mahajan to Russia 12 July 2017
Visit of Speaker of Lok Sabha to Russia 07 July 2017

June 2017

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17th Meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation, June 23, 2017, Moscow 23 June 2017
Visit of Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, GoI 22 June 2017
India's Defence Minister to Visit Russia 19 June 2017
A 7-member delegation from think-tanks of India led by Ambassador Nalin Surie met with the Chairperson and the members of the India-Russia Friendship Group in the State Duma today 15 June 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi historic first ever meeting with Governors of 16 regions of Russia on June 2, 2017. 10 June 2017
Meeting with a delegation of Buddhist monks from St.Petersburg 02 June 2017
Meeting with Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission 02 June 2017
Statement by Prime Minister Modi after the meeting with President Putin 02 June 2017
List of MoUs and agreements 01 June 2017
Saint Petersburg Declaration by the Russian Federation and the Republic of India: A vision for the 21st century 01 June 2017

May 2017

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Article by the Prime Minister of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi on the 70th Anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and the Russian Federation 31 May 2017
Meeting of the Co-Chairs of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission in New Delhi (May 10, 2017) 10 May 2017
India-Russia KA 226 T Joint Venture Incorporated 02 May 2017

April 2017

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Textile Roadshow, Moscow 28 April 2017
Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs of India attended the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security on 25-26 April 2017 and spoke at the Plenary Session. 26 April 2017
Defense Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley met with Defense Minister of Iran, Mr. Hossein Dehghan in Moscow on April 25, 2017 on the sidelines of the VI Moscow Conference on International Security. 25 April 2017
Defense Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley met with Defense Minister of Iran, Mr. Hossein Dehghan in Moscow on April 25, 2017 on the sidelines of the VI Moscow Conference on International Security. 25 April 2017
India's Defence Minister to Visit Russia 19 April 2017
Program for year long celebrations of 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia 19 April 2017
Year-long celebrations launched on 17 April 2017 to observe the 70th Anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia 19 April 2017
The President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee congratulates the President of the Russian Federation, H. E. Mr. Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia on 13 April 2017. 13 April 2017
Minister of External Affairs of India, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj congratulates Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, H. E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov on the occasion of 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia 13 April 2017
Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi congratulates the President of the Russian Federation, H. E. Mr. Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia on 13 April 2017 13 April 2017
New Visa Regime 07 April 2017
Photo Competition – India Russia Travel 06 April 2017
President condolence message 05-04-2017 05 April 2017
Condolence message 03 March 2017 03 April 2017
Ambassador's Press Conference at House of Journalists on April 6, 2017 03 April 2017

March 2017

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Parliament questions 26 March 2017
Visit of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev to India 18 March 2017
Visit of Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs for Foreign Office Consultations on 16-17 March 2017 17 March 2017
Consultations Between Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia I. V. Morgulov with the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of India S. Jaishankar 17 March 2017
Ambassador of India Pankaj Saran felicitated Dr. Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov, Padma Bhushan, and founder of the BrahMos Joint Venture, on his birthday on 15th March 2017 in Moscow. 15 March 2017

February 2017

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ISRO launched a world record 104 satellites on PSLV C37 rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh on February 15, 2017. 16 February 2017
Celebrations on 70th Anniversary of establishment of Diplomatic Relations between India and Russia 15 February 2017
PM Narendra Modi will attend SPIEF-2017 as Guest of Honour 01 February 2017

January 2017

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Visit of Shri Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser, to Russia 31 January 2017
Remarks by Ambassador Pankaj Saran in memory of Ambassador Alexander Kadakin at the Republic Day Reception in Moscow on 26 January 2017 27 January 2017
CONDOLENCE MESSAGE 26 January 2017
Celebration of 67th anniversary of India’s Republic Day 26 January 2017
Kudankulam 2nd unit generates full capacity of 1,000 MWe 23 January 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi identifies the importance of the International North South Corridor. 17 January 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi describes Russia as an abiding friend. 17 January 2017

December 2016

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Msg of PM 26 December 2016
INDRA NAVY – 16 17 December 2016
Conference on International North South Transport Corridor 08 December 2016

November 2016

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National Contest on Social Innovation 24 November 2016
India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) 22 November 2016
Ambassador’s visit to the Republic of Tatarstan 16 November 2016
Three Indo-Russian joint research calls for proposals launched. 13 November 2016
Pravasi Asomiya Divas 13 November 2016
Notice and FAQs regarding withdrawal Rs 500 and Rs 1000 from circulation. 09 November 2016
PETROTECH 2016 to be held on 5-7th December in New Delhi 02 November 2016

October 2016

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Ambassador lecture at RANEPA 26 October 2016
Regional Hindi Conference 26 October 2016
NCC Delegation visit to Russia 25 October 2016