President Joe Biden has warned Russia's Vladimir Putiin that the U.S. could impose new sanctions against Russia if it takes further military action against Ukraine, while Putin responded that such a U.S. move could lead to a complete rupture of ties between the nations.
Amid growing alarm over Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine, a crisis that has deepened as the Kremlin has stiffened its insistence on border security guarantees, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke for nearly an hour.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia and Belarus will hold joint war games early next year.
While Western countries are accusing that Russia is plotting an invasion of Ukraine, Kremlin says that its soldiers are returning to their permanent bases after finishing military drills.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks and exchanged views on the situation in the "Asia-Pacific" region.
Russia often refers to the Indo-Pacific region as Asia-Pacific.
US will forge alliances with its partners in Asia to push back China's increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region, said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday over Ukraine this week. US President Joe Biden has already warned Russia against its attempts to invade Ukraine.
Ukraine: Tens of thousands of Russian soldiers have been deployed along its border. President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden will address the growing tensions — and other issues — in a video call Tuesday.
The Modi-Putin meet was a concerted effort by India-Russia to tell the world that their strategic relationship is alive and kicking.
Putin’s India Visit: Prime Minister Modi and Vladimir Putin have a clear vision of the India-Russia relations and are unlikely to be battered by ties with third countries (China-Russia or India-US).
At the India-Russia 2+2 dialogue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh cited India's defence challenges as 'legitimate, real and immediate'.
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention and that the Russians should be 'more transparent about what they're up to.'
President Ebrahim Raisi took office 100 days ago, promising Iranians 'peace and prosperity'. However, can reform succeed under conservative hard-liners loyal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?
The country's task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over the past day raised the pandemic-long total to 8,027,012.
The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.
The State Department said the two side intended 'to have a deliberate and robust dialogue that will seek to lay the groundwork for future arms control and risk reduction measures'.
Vladimir Putin's United Russia party won the elections in which people could vote online. The critics seek to invalidate the results of online voting and to abolish such a practice in the future to prevent vote-rigging.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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