India, Russia to sign S-400 air defense system deal

India is set to buy S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia despite objections from the U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his two-day visit to India. Deals worth billions of dollars are likely to be signed during Putin’s visit to India. The two leaders

Saudi Arabia, Russia agreed in September to lift oil output

Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the plan said. U.S. President Donald Trump has blamed the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Russia completes delivery of S-300 system to Syria

Russia has delivered an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria, it said on Tuesday, in defiance of Israeli and U.S. concerns that the arms sale would embolden Iran and escalate the Syrian war. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin during a meeting broadcast by Rossiya 24 TV: "The work

Russia Begins missile system delivery to Syria, warns West on peace talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Moscow had started delivering the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria and warned Western powers of trying to undermine U.N.-led efforts to end the seven-year conflict. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu had said on Monday the system would be delivered to Syrian President Bashar

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