India-Russia Current Affairs - 2020

Why EU is putting sanctions on Russia and Belarus?

The European Union have agreed to put sanctions on Russia for poisoning the opposition leader Alexei Navalny and on Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko, for the repression of protesters. Sanctions on Russia Alexei Navalny was an anti-corruption investigator and a major political opponent of the Russian President Vladimir Putin. He fell ill during a Read More…

Why are Azerbaijan and Armenia fighting?

Armenia and Azerbaijan have involved in fighting again and a fresh clashes have erupted on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border. It is threatening to push for a war again 26 years after a ceasefire was reached. Armenia is a Christian majority country and Azerbaijan is a Muslim majority country. Both of them are a part of South Read More…

India-Australia two-day Naval Exercise in the Indian Ocean- Key Facts and Significance

Indian Navy and the Australia navy will be conducting a two-days mega naval exercise in the Indian Ocean commencing from September 23, 2020. This will include various anti-aircraft drills, complex naval maneuvers, and helicopter operations.  India-Australia Naval Exercise The exercise involve advanced surface and anti-air exercises. It also include seamanship exercises, weapon firings, cross-deck flying Read More…

Russia to sell COVID-19 vaccines to India

On September 16, 2020, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund agreed to supply 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik-V to an Indian drug company Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. The deal has been finalized after the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) reached agreements with the Indian manufacturer to produce 300 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to India. What Read More…

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh meets his Chinese Counterpart

On September 4, 2020, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counter part in Moscow. The Defence Minister is on a three day visit to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He had earlier met the Russian Defence Minster and signed a deal to acquire AK-203 rifles. Highlights Tensions prevail between Indian and Read More…