PM Modi conferred with Russia's top civilian honor


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Tuesday formally received Russia's highest civilian honor, the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called, in Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin presented the prestigious award—originally announced in 2019—in recognition of Modi's efforts to foster partnership and friendship between India and Russia. Upon receiving the honor, Modi—on a two-day trip to Moscow—expressed gratitude toward Putin and Russia, remarking it was not only an honor for all Indians but a testament to India-Russia's enduring friendship.