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Modi To Visit Russia Soon? What We Know

Russian media, citing a Kremlin official, reported that preparations are actively underway for PM Modi's visit to Russia.

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PM Narendra Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: File
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The officials in India and Russia are looking at a possible opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia in July which will be his first trip in nearly five years.

Modi had last visited Russia in September 2019.

There is no confirmation by the Indian side on the possible visit by Modi.

The visit is being planned for the annual India-Russia summit.

Russian media, citing a Kremlin official, reported that preparations are actively underway for Modi's visit to Russia.

"I can confirm that we are preparing a visit by the Prime Minister of India," Kremlin official Yuri Ushakov said, according to RIA Novosti news agency.

If Modi travels to Russia, then he and President Vladimir Putin are set to hold the India-Russia annual summit after a gap of three years.

The annual summit between the prime minister of India and the president of Russia is the highest institutional dialogue mechanism in the strategic partnership between the two countries.

So far, 21 annual summits have taken place alternatively in India and Russia. The last summit was held on December 6, 2021 in New Delhi. President Putin had visited India to attend the summit.

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