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Soft Power Matters but Not to be Misused
12 february

Soft Power Matters but Not to be Misused

We noted the article “Does Soft Power Matter?” by Mr Swagata Ganguly published in The Times of India on February 11, 2021. It has to be stated that by both substance and merit, it is reflecting biased and confrontational approach, which is widely used by some Western countries struggling to unite themselves on the basis of anti-Russian hysteria.
Russian Foreign Ministry’s Statement on Extension of the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms
04 february

Russian Foreign Ministry’s Statement on Extension of the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms

On February 3, 2021 the MFA of Russia and the U.S. Embassy in Moscow exchanged diplomatic notes regarding the completion of internal procedures required for the entry into force of the Agreement to extend the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of April 8, 2010 (New START).
Rosoboronexport to Present New Russia’s Aviation, AD and EW Products at Aero India 2021
01 february

Rosoboronexport to Present New Russia’s Aviation, AD and EW Products at Aero India 2021

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec State Corporation) is organizing a joint display of Russian industrial enterprises at the Aero India 2021 international aerospace exhibition, which will be held at the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru, the Republic of India, on February 3-5.
Issuing visas to enter Russia to be resumed
30 january

Issuing visas to enter Russia to be resumed

According to decision of the Russian COVID-19 Emergency Response Centre dated January 16, 2021, the Russian Government issued a directive № 136-r on January 25, 2021, allowing to restore international air traffic on a reciprocal basis with a number of foreign states, including India (flights between Moscow and New Delhi are expected to be operated twice a week).
Statements on actions of the US Internet monopolies
29 january

Statements on actions of the US Internet monopolies

Statements by the Russian Foreign Ministry and by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in connection with the violation of the principle of freedom of speech by global American Internet companies.
On the future of New START
20 january

On the future of New START

When it comes to arms control, the previous US administration worked consistently and systematically to destroy the agreements which prevented Washington from arbitrarily building up, projecting and using military force and which it saw as an obstacle on its way to “victory” in the “great power rivalry” it itself declared.
The Embassy hosted a farewell event in honour of a group of the Indian military specialists heading to Russia for the S-400 training courses
19 january

The Embassy hosted a farewell event in honour of a group of the Indian military specialists heading to Russia for the S-400 training courses

On January 19, the Russian Embassy in India hosted a protocol event in honour of the first group of the Indian military specialists heading to Moscow for the S-400 air defence systems training courses.
Excerptions from the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s address at a virtual New Year reception for Russian and foreign media in Moscow
24 december / 2020

Excerptions from the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s address at a virtual New Year reception for Russian and foreign media in Moscow

This year is not over yet. It has been a difficult year, but we are not going to discuss it now. We plan to hold a traditional news conference in January. President of Russia Vladimir Putin has answered many questions about international politics at his annual news conference. Other interesting questions can appear in the month to come. We will be ready to discuss them with you.
Russian Ambassador's statement on false information about the annual Russian-Indian summit
23 december / 2020

Russian Ambassador's statement on false information about the annual Russian-Indian summit

Noted the article “India-Russia annual summit postponed for 1st time in two decades amid Moscow’s unease with Quad” in the Print.