Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Russia on December 6-8, a Kremlin spokesman said on Tuesday.
In late November, Singh made a state visit to the United States, where he discussed anti-terrorism efforts, nuclear power cooperation, and bilateral strategic partnership as well as signed a number of agreements with U.S. colleagues.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Sobyanin visited the Indian capital, New Delhi, in early November, while Indian President Pratibha Patil spent five days in Russia at the start of September.
India's state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is currently taking part in Sakhalin-I, an oil and gas project off the coast of Russia's Pacific island of the same name. It is also the owner, via subsidiary ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL), of British oil company Imperial Energy, with production licenses for fields in west Siberia's Tomsk Region.
Atomstroyexport, Russia's nuclear power equipment and service export monopoly, has been building two reactors for the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's southern province of Tamil Nadu since 2002 in line with a 1988 deal between India and the Soviet Union and an addendum signed 10 years later.
Electricity production is scheduled to start in the first half of 2010.
MOSCOW, December 1 (RIA Novosti)