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Russia woos India to sign trade pact with Eurasian Economic Union

Moscow hopes to show global heavyweights take its bloc seriously

MOSCOW -- Russia is courting India to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union, or EAEU, a move some experts argue could be a "perfect fit" for both countries.

When Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits India on Wednesday, Moscow's top diplomat is expected to discuss the topic with his Indian counterpart.

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