August 25, 2012
From the Mariinsky to the Bolshoi to La Scala, Svetlana Zakharova is the face of Russian ballet around the world
August 9, 2012
In 1963 Valentina Tereshkova created history by becoming the first woman to fly into space; 19 years later Svetlana Savitskaya took off and achieved another spectacular feat by becoming the first woman to walk in space
July 23, 2012
Interview of the ambassador of Russia, Alexander M. Kadakin, to Siddharth Zarabi of CNBC TV 18 Channel
July 17, 2012
Ambassador Ajai Malhotra and President of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov agreed on India’s participation in the Third “Big Chemistry” International Forum
May 2, 2012
Why is Russia’s Eurovision group so popular? Could it be because they show an aging world that all is not lost with time?
April 19, 2012
Women’s issues, especially perspectives on “the Body” portrayed by Russian and Marathi women writers are the subject of recent study by Dr. Megha Pansare, Associate Professor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
April 11, 2012
April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. Today the wreckage is being explored by Russian deep-sea researchers
March 28, 2012
Vasili Krapivin has become the first athlete in his age category to swim the distance of 25 meters
March 15, 2012
Russia ranked second by the number of the world’s wealthiest people this year — leaving China just a notch behind — with tycoon Alisher Usmanov becoming the country’s richest businessman for the first time
March 14, 2012
Filmmaker and human rights activist, Davlat Khudonazarov speaks about the cinema of the legendary Indian director Satyajit Ray and its universality
March 12, 2012
This week Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, celebrated her 75th birthday
January 27, 2012
Writer, playwright and Russophile Achala Moulik, awarded in Russia the Pushkin Medal, recalls falling in love with the country of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky.
January 10, 2012
The great Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov never visited India but he managed to spend 3 days on an island often described as “the teardrop of India,” that is Sri Lanka.
January 8, 2012
Artist Vadim Zaritsky uses a very unusual material for his paintings – butterfly wings. His works include portraits of renowned political figures and fellow artists as well as landscapes and still lifes
December 21, 2011
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has been awarded an honorary PhD by India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University
December 19, 2011
Aram Devi, a resident of New Delhi, came to Moscow a year ago. Here is the story of enterprise, cross-cultural encounter and finding a home in another country while being true to one’s roots, in Aram Devi’s own words….
December 16, 2011
Not many know about the Russia connection of iconic Indian actor Dev Anand. He visited Russia in 1954, he married in Russia and his film “Rahi” was very popular in Soviet Union.
December 14, 2011
Boris Chertok, who had played a key role in engineering Soviet-era space victories, died at the age of 99.
December 12, 2011
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday congratulated Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 66th birthday.
December 6, 2011
Svetlana Alliluyeva, Josef Stalin’s child, was responsible for a set of events in India that looked like they were right out of a James Bond film.