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Russia To Supply Nuclear Reactors Despite Us Threat

Brushing aside strong opposition from the United States, Russia yesterday agreed in principle to supply two light water nuclear power reactors to India even as the two countries signed seven agreements, including an extradition treaty to combat offences ranging from terrorism to economic crimes. In another far-reaching development, Russian President Boris Yeltsin and Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda agreed to hold annual bilateral summits and to upgrade their relations to the level of strategic partnership. These decisions were announced at the summit level talks between President ...