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    Russia, officially the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and North Asia. At 17,125,200 square kilometres, Russia is by a considerable margin the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with about 146.79 million people as of 2019, including Crimea.

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    Davis Cup Finals narrows down to final 8
    Tennis

    Davis Cup Finals narrows down to final 8

    The Davis Cup Finals has been narrowed down to a star-studded group of eight teams following the conclusion of the round-robin action at tennis' premier international team competition.

    IFFI golden jubilee event marred by protests, arrests
    National

    IFFI golden jubilee event marred by protests, arrests

    The 50th edition of the IFFI got off the to an edgy start in Goa on Wednesday, with the inaugural ceremony, which was attended by the twin powerhouses of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth, marred by public heckling of Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, over his role in the ongoing water dispute Goa and Karnataka.

    Pope embarks on Thailand, Japan visit
    International

    Pope embarks on Thailand, Japan visit

    Pope Francis on Wednesday began his visit to Thailand and Japan, where he will spread a message of peace and promote denuclearisation.

    UN chief spotlights partnership to fight terrorism
    International

    UN chief spotlights partnership to fight terrorism

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

    Big B, Rajnikanth to add star power at IFFI opening on Nov 20
    Entertainment

    Big B, Rajnikanth to add star power at IFFI opening on Nov 20

    Cine idols Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth will add star power at the inauguration of the 50th edition of International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) on November 20.

    Sisodia welcomes Russian delegation for 'Days of Moscow'
    National

    Sisodia welcomes Russian delegation for 'Days of Moscow'

    The Delhi government on Monday welcomed a delegation from Russia for the 'Days of Moscow in Delhi' a two-day celebration being held in the national capital.

    We face a long, tough road to the Olympics: Sreejesh
    Hockey

    We face a long, tough road to the Olympics: Sreejesh

    Indian goalie P.R. Sreejesh said that having sealed qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the men's team now faces a tough road to the big event. India sealed their qualification for the Games with a 11-3 win over Russia in a two-legged qualifier that was held at the Kalinga stadium on November 1 and 2. However, the match was much more difficult than the scoreline suggests.

    PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend 11th BRICS summit
    International

    PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend 11th BRICS summit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a two-day visit to Brazil on Tuesday to participate in the 11th BRICS summit.

    Look forward to welcoming PM Modi for Victory Day celebrations: Russian Deputy Chief of Mission
    National

    Look forward to welcoming PM Modi for Victory Day celebrations: Russian Deputy Chief of Mission

    Roman Babushkin, Russian Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) here on Tuesday said that Moscow looks forward to welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May next year for the Victory Day celebration.

    N power: Rise in developing nations, decline in developed ones
    International

    N power: Rise in developing nations, decline in developed ones

    The nuclear power sector will see growth in the developing economies like Russia, China and India over next two decades, while several developed economies are planning to phase out their plants and opting for renewables that are competitive, said the global credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P).

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