Russian spring festival celebrated in New Delhi

Russian spring festival celebrated in New Delhi

February 27, 2015 Elena Krovvidi, RIR

Russian Maslenitsa, a spring-welcoming carnival, similar in spirit to the Hindu festival of Holi, was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in New Delhi

Russia ready to help U.S. fight ISIS

Russia ready to help U.S. fight ISIS

February 27, 2015 Gevorg Mirzayan, specially for RIR

The director of Russia’s Federal Security Service has expressed his willingness to cooperate with U.S. security agencies in their fight against ISIS

New frontiers: Will Mi-8 helicopter be replaced?

New frontiers: Will Mi-8 helicopter be replaced?

February 26, 2015 Tatyana Rusakova, RIR

Work has begun on a prototype of the latest military transport helicopter, which could replace Mi-8, and will deliver higher performance and efficiency

Politics

Anti-Maidan movement established in Russia

January 21, 2015 Alexey Timofeichev, RIR

he purpose of Russia’s Anti-Maidan is to fight against any opposition forces that might attempt to instigate a coup or a Color Revolution against the Russian government

Special projects
Karma Bhoomi

Karma Bhoomi

Russian flavours

Russian flavours

Education in Russia

Education in Russia

Business Beat

Business Beat

Economics

Stavropol set to expand economic ties with India

February 25, 2015 Boris Egorov, RIR

The plan to expand economic ties between India and the Russian province of Stavropol Krai underlines the new focus on building region-to-region cooperation between the two countries

Opinion
Stephen M. Norris, specially for RIR

The real Leviathan

February 7, 2015

Zvyagintsev’s film poses uncomfortable questions about the relationship between people and the state as defined by Thomas Hobbes’s 1651 work of the same name

Society
Culture
Travel
Khabarovsk: The city on the 5,000 ruble banknote

Khabarovsk: The city on the 5,000 ruble banknote

February 26, 2015 Svetlana Sinepolostovich, specially for RIR

Khabarovsk boasts a picturesque location, some of the area’s best museums and wide boulevards lined with gorgeous Imperial-era buildings

Gothic fantasy at the edge of Moscow

February 23, 2015 William Brumfield, specially for RIR

Home to a number of notable families, the Bykovo estate is an example of 18th and 19th century taste and style

Sport
Blogs
Mobile Agni: Game changer or risky gambit?

Mobile Agni: Game changer or risky gambit?

February 14, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

In a giant leap for India’s deterrence capability, the country recently conducted the third consecutive successful launch of the Agni V strategic missile

A love triangle? India, Russia and America

February 2, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

The Modi-Obama Republic Day romance won’t last as India’s relationship with the US does not have the kind of strategic dimension and weight that marks New Delhi’s ties with Moscow

US diplomatic impunity: What it means for India-US ties

January 23, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

Rakesh Krishnan Simha tries to unravel the inside story of how the US tried to infiltrate the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, the controversial arrest of Devyani Khobragade on false charges and America’s hands off policy when it involves Russian diplomats

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