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Meeting with Former Ambassador of India to Russia P.S. Raghavan

On May 24, 2018, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with Former Ambassador of India to Russia, Convenor of the National Security Advisory Board P.S. Raghavan and diplomats of the Embassy. On May 24, 2018, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with Former Ambassador of India to Russia, Convenor of the ...


Does Coal Have a Future?

... record amounts of coal were extracted in the United Kingdom, Germany and France, the countries which had pioneered the coal mining industry. In the following 10 to 15 years, the USSR hit its coal production plateau, while the current leaders (China and India) were only beginning their ascent. Since then, the West has been gradually (albeit not entirely consistently) cutting back on the use of coal, while production in emerging economies has been growing to cover the growing energy needs. The trend has ...


SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia?

... participating countries as one of the most important international events of the year. All the more so because it will mark the first time that the six member states (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan anthd Uzbekistan) are joined by India and Pakistan. Journalists and analysts were quick to point out that the participants account for a sizeable share of world’s population, territory, natural resources and economic potential. The impressive figures suggest that the SCO will inevitably ...


India–China–Pakistan: A pipedream?

... instruments to achieve political goals has always been an integral part of Foreign Policy of states, it is the recent aggression of China as a geoeconomic actor that seems to alter fundamental conception of International Relations. As a result of which India-China-Pakistan lay in an interactive domain, giving hopes to the idea of resolution and effective co-operation. India and Pakistan being in close proximity whereas India-China trade partnership reaching up to $ 84.4 billion, the recent developments ...


CAATSA: A Nightmare for Indian Diplomacy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dynamic multi-vector foreign policy aimed at preserving India's strategic autonomy to achieve an acknowledged great power status has hit the CAATSA roadblock in developing strategic partnership with its time-tested ally Russia. Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) adopted by the ...


Reflecting on Greater Eurasia and Its Role in the World

... Russia, the priority site in Eurasia is the EAEU.” Luzyanin writes that “strengthening security and economic cooperation in the Eurasian center is the key task of SCO, which expanded from six to eight permanent member format in 2017. The entry of India and Pakistan means qualitative evolution of the Organization, its regional status being shifted to the global structure level. Any potential tensions within the Organization among individual members were informally stabilized by the Russian-Chinese ...


Prospects of Military Space Industry

... orbited an automated freighter in 2003, followed by its first manned mission. The latter demonstrated Beijing’s capability of delivering an intercontinental nuclear charge. China’s achievements catalyzed the space programs of other countries, from India and Brazil to New Zealand and Iran. Washington reacted nervously to Beijing’s progress. On January 14, 2004, the George W. Bush administration announced a new space exploration program that involved expedited research of Solar System planets and ...


India Firm on Strategic Autonomy as s New Cold War Looms

Even as a new Cold War seems imminent India has defied Washington's diktat and categorically refused to expel Russian diplomats to express solidarity with the West and has stood by its time-tested strategic partner Russia amid media and academia speculations of New Delhi jumping on the US ...


Putin’s Brave New World

... Third, Russian foreign policy will be inextricably linked to the goals and needs of the country’s domestic development in terms of its social, economic and technological spheres. All of the major international players, including the US, EU, China and India, currently have domestic development as their ultimate priority, and Russia is no exception. There are very active and sometimes emotional discussions inside the country about the future of the national economy, and the range of opinions is very ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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