According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.
Though Russia is compelled by circumstances to court China and India is moving into the US orbit, the two countries are in no mood to jettison a relationship that has stood the test of time.
In October 2018, India had signed a USD 5-billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 air defence missile systems
The statement comes after India purchased the S-400 missile defence system from Russia despite a warning from the Donald Trump-administration that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.
The assertion by the two countries came following a media report that said they have not been able to hold their annual summit as Moscow has reservations over India joining the 4-nation Quad or Quadrilateral coalition.
The assertion comes in the backdrop of a media report that claimed the two countries did not hold the summit as Moscow had reservations over India joining the 4-nation Quad coalition
Indian Navy held the Malabar exercise with US, Australia and Japan last month.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is expected to supply 100 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. by the end of the year.
In October 2018, India signed a USD 5 billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 air defence missile systems, notwithstanding warning from America that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.
If one is to sum up in a single sentence what India and Russia are striving for, it would be: New initiatives that could help both countries leverage their advantages and synergise their strengths to jointly resist, if not overcome, the constraints and challenges posed by other countries especially the US, the UK, the European Union and China.
Two interesting features that stand out in PM Modi's visit are: first, a new approach to India-Russia relations through the Indo-Pacific, and second, reinvigorating a time-honored bond with Russia.
India had signed a USD 5.43-billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems last year for long-term security needs.
PM Modi, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin, also unveiled the 'Act Far East' policy to boost India's engagement with Russia's Far East region.
A joint statement issued a day after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two leaders strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations
The Russian president Vladimir Putin said he had held a one-on-one meeting with Modi on Wednesday, discussing a broad range of issues
Modi, who arrived in Russia on a two-day visit during which he will also attend the Eastern Economic Forum, is the first Indian prime minister to visit to the Russian Far East Region.
PM Narendra Modi, who arrived in Russia on a two-day visit during, will hold summit talks with President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum.
In Vladivostok, PM Modi will attend the 5th Eastern Economic Forum as the chief guest at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
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