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Heartland Reunion: Geopolitical Chimera or Historical Chance?

The Eurasian Heartland of the 21 st century is actually what Mackinder saw as the “inner crescent.” Primarily China and India, in relation to which the rest of the Eurasian massif – Russia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and even the extended European peninsula of the Asian mainland – act as continental limitrophe states Anyone who has at least some ...


Year of Dog - a Turning Point in India-Russia Relations

The first blog-post in this sequence was penned on the eve of Chinese Year of Dog . It was an attempt to thoroughly analyse the state of India-Russia relations and their linear perspective from the eyes of an independent observer, not part of any corporate or institutionalised mechanism. Often, in the age of Internet and social media, narratives and not hard facts on the ground become ...


G20 Summit: Looking for Compromise

... cooperation within BRICS are also addressed, and there is an ongoing search for parties interested in bolstering global political and economic stability through the instruments of “integrating integrations,” which entails Russia paying attention to China, India and other Asian partners, as well as the gradual stable growth of Russia’s interests in Latin America. As for meetings that have the greatest significance for Russia, the key talks for understanding the development of Russia’s foreign policy ...


RIAC and VIF Meet in New Delhi

On November 15, 2018, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, met with representatives of Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF). Arvind Gupta, VIF Director, Kanwal Sibal, Ambassador of India to Russia (2004–2007), Anil Wadha, Honorary Research Fellow of the Foundation, and Harinder Sekhon, Senior Research Fellow, participated in the meeting from the Indian side. On November 15, 2018, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, met ...


Results of RIAC and ICWA Joint Conference

On November 15, 2018, New Delhi was hosting the second working day of The 2nd Round of International Conference “Strategic Visions of India-Russia Relations in a Changing World Order” organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA). The sessions focused on the following topics «New Technologies and Their Impact on India-Russia ...


Second RIAC and ICWA Conference on Russia-India Relations Opens in New Delhi

On November 14, 2018, 2nd Round of International Conference “Strategic Visions of India- Russia Relations in a Changing World Order” was launched in New Delhi (India). On November 14, 2018, 2nd Round of International Conference “Strategic Visions of India- Russia Relations in a Changing World Order” was launched in New Delhi ...


Russia – India Cooperation against the Background of Sanctions: Adverse Effects and New Opportunities

... Boeing’s commercial aircraft and rocket engines for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where the U.S. has no indigenous capacity. This means individuals and businesses outside of the western alliance – including ones from India – now may face sanctions themselves if they don’t comply with the new rules. As the economic battle wages, India is caught in the crossfire. Russia is its long-standing strategic partner and for the foreseeable future its irreplaceable supplier ...


Will Russia Return to Europe?

... global politics. On its own, it is clear that Russia does not have any near- or medium-term potential to claim for itself the role of a bona fide ‘power centre’ of global rank. And yet in the exclusive company of the rising giants of Asia (China and India), which significantly outpace Russia in economic growth, Moscow would inevitably soon find itself in the arrière-plan , regardless of the geopolitical constructions that will determine the Eurasian world. Indeed, the relegation of Russia to the ...


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