Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicPresident Vladimir Putin

Topic: President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Putin congratulates Droupadi Murmu on becoming the 15th President of India

Members of the Sri Lanka political fraternity also congratulated Murmu on her victory. More wishes poured in from the political fraternity across party lines on the victory of Murmu.

Payback? Turkey’s Erdogan keeps Putin waiting ‘awkwardly’ in front of media

The clip, which has now gone viral, shows Putin fidgeting uncomfortably as he waits for Erdogan. The Turkish media wondered if it was revenge by Turkish leader for a 2020 meeting.

‘Dialogue and diplomacy’: PM Narendra Modi speaks to Vladimir Putin, reiterates position on Ukraine

During their conversation, the two leaders exchanged ideas on how bilateral trade in agricultural goods, fertilizers and pharma products could be encouraged further.

NATO summit: Finland and Sweden closer to joining, China in focus

The G-7 nations made proposals to limit Putin's energy revenue by lowering oil and gas prices. Further, pressure was put on Beijing of a larger military alliance in the Asia-Pacific.

Harsh lessons from the war in Ukraine

Based on the first 100 days, the war can go either way. Neither side will give up, and any peace deal will be hard-fought.

West must decide the end goal of war. Ukraine is being destroyed

Putin is also playing a pretend game of sorts. He knows he can’t 'win' against NATO but he can grind on and create a Syria in Europe.

As Putin gets desperate, US & allies should remember attack on Pearl Harbor

Revisionist powers have sometimes become most violent when campaigns of economic strangulation against them are about to succeed.

Putin still thinks he has something to win in Ukraine war — his political fate

Can Putin finish his 20-year project to return Russia to a totalitarian past with him as the leader? Or will the war lead to his demise?

How war in Ukraine is hollowing out Russia’s tech future

70,000 information technology workers have already fled the country & another 100,000 are expected to depart over next month, the Russian Association for Electronic Communications has said.

Why Putin could well use the ‘famous black suitcase and the red button’

As we reach the one-month mark in this war, Putin is primarily using the strategies of ancient warfare. But in the background loom the most modern tools of combat.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.