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‘Russia Part of India’s Growth Story’: Modi, Putin Sign 8 Deals

Putin, who is accompanied by a high-level delegation, was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, 5 October held the India-Russia annual summit after which eight pacts, including on cooperation on India's ambitious human space mission project Gaganyaan, were signed.

The two countries also signed the $5 billion S-400 air defence system deal after talks between the two leaders in Hyderabad House. Pacts were also inked in the fields of space, nuclear energy, railways and space.

A crucial MoU was signed between Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the Federal Space Agency of Russia ‘ROSCOSMOS' on joint activities in the field of human spaceflight programme Gaganyaan.

Snapshot
  • The two countries deliberated on key regional and global issues, including the US sanctions on import of Iranian crude oil
  • The two leaders also reviewed bilateral defence cooperation
  • Putin will met President Kovind in New Delhi later on Friday
  • On Thursday, PM Modi welcomed Putin at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, before the two sat down for a private meeting

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5:50 PM , 05 Oct

Putin Leaves for Russia

President Vladimir Putin emplanes for Russia after concluding his two-day visit to India.President Vladimir Putin emplanes for Russia after concluding his two-day visit to India.

Putin, who is accompanied by a high-level delegation, was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
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5:26 PM , 05 Oct

Putin Meets President Ram Nath Kovind

Russian President Vladimir Putin met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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4:27 PM , 05 Oct

Modi, Putin, Address India-Russia Business Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia President Vladimir Putin address India-Russia Business Summit.

PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a Business summit in Delhi

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3:31 PM , 05 Oct

Modi, Putin, Interact with Children

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia President Vladimir Putin interacted with a group of children.

PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin interact with students at Hotel ITC Maurya in Delhi

Posted by The Quint on Friday, October 5, 2018
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Published: 04 Oct 2018, 12:19 AM IST
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