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As St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2017 sets its stage to gather leading decision-makers of emerging economic powers, India is all geared up to participate in the Forum as a “Guest Country”. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited as the “Guest of Honour”. This year also marks the completion of 70 long years of deep-rooted and stable relationship between India and Russia, with Russia being a key pillar of India's foreign policy. The relationship between India and Russia today, has progressed beyond the traditional pillars of defence and space to a robust civil nuclear cooperation, collaboration in hydrocarbon sphere, and a long term LNG sourcing interest.