Putin calls Sergey Skripal a ‘scumbag’ and a ‘traitor to his homeland’

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. It is also said that the sensitive radars of the missile system can detect even stealth aircraft which are impossible for other systems to detect.

Putin with some support from Trump has rejected the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 presidential election campaign to damage the chances of Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.

Mr Putin said spy scandals were nothing new.

London says their explanation is so far-fetched as to all but prove Russia's involvement, while investigative website Bellingcat published a picture of a decorated Russian military intelligence colonel it named as Anatoliy Chepiga, who resembles one of the two men Britain caught on CCTV. Tensions have been further exacerbated by disputes over Ukraine, Syria and Iran as well as USA allegations of a Russian military threat to Europe.

India and Russian Federation will undergo a landmark agreement in the coming days as India will sign a multi-billion dollar deal to acquire the S-400 surface-to-air missile system from Russian Federation.

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Moscow has been negotiating to sell the S-400 long-range surface-to-air missiles to India for months.

The two countries will also sign a Rs 39,000-crore deal for the supply of Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems to India.

It is to be said that the S-400 missile system is one of the most advanced warfare technology in the world today.

More than 80 percent of India's military equipment was of Soviet origin during the days of the Cold War, but since its breakup New Delhi has diversified its weaponry.

Russian Federation has been one of India's key suppliers of arms and ammunition. United States imposed sanctions on China, mainly on an Equipment Development Department under China's Ministry of Defence and its director Li Shangfu, for its recent purchase of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 jets and S-400 surface-to-air missile. However, the Republican president's administration has ratcheted up sanctions against Russian Federation in retaliation under pressure from Congress.