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India Is Irreplaceable Balancing Force in Global Systemic Transition

... hot war with China nor some unexpected breakthrough by Beijing which leads to the rapid collapse of the Western-centric system that in turn results in the People’s Republic becoming the sole superpower. It’s with this grand strategy in mind that India closely cooperates with the Quad, BRICS, and the SCO so as to play a leading role within each to that end, all with the intent of responsibly guiding the global systemic transition towards multipolarity that it expects will reward it with becoming the third pole of influence within this emerging order....


Modernising India-Russia Ties

... Zakharovv: Russia-India Summit: Is the Strategic Partnership Still Afloat? Indian and Russian diplomats responsible for drafting the joint statement—the outcome document of the Modi-Putin summit on 6 December—missed hitting a century, but they scored big. Comprising a record 99 paragraphs and entitled India-Russia Partnership for Peace, Progress and Prosperity , the astutely-crafted document mirrors all aspects of the ‘time-tested’ relationship and its reality, range, diversity and ambition. Buttressed by the signing of 28 bilateral agreements,...


India — Pakistan and Russia — Ukraine: What if We Compare the Two?

The only way the relations between New Delhi and Islamabad can return to normal is within a broader international context. The same is true of Moscow — Kiev relations India and Russia are two great powers on the Eurasian continent, and it is for a good reason that they both claim a proactive role in establishing a new order on the continent as well as globally. The two countries epitomize entire civilizations as each ...


Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

... International Studies; addressed the participants with welcoming remarks. Session 1 of the roundtable was devoted to the Russian, Indian and Iranian interests in Afghanistan and the possibilities of their interaction on issues of common interest in order to ... ... Konarovsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation; Leading Research Fellow, Center for East Asia and SCO Studies, Institute of International Studies, MGIMO University; RIAC Member. Session 2 focused on the implications of recent ...


The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... region. While India is a close ally with the U.S., it must look after American interests and protect its strategic goals. It is against Russian interests. Naturally, the gap between India and Russia may widen further. It also creates doubts about the Indian presence in the SCO, which China and Russia lead. Maybe, India is sharing the confidential issues discussed in the SCO with the U.S. The whole region needs to re-assess its policy toward India as spying for the U.S. The region is struggling for peace, stability and development,...


U.S. Seeking Military Bases in Neighborhood or Close Vicinity of Afghanistan

... Afghanistan, and the U.S. operations need to pass through Pakistan’s air space. Moreover, the presence of American troops in India is a direct threat to China and may not be welcomed by Russia too. The options left for America is to use military bases ... ... Afghanistan will create logistic issues and may not be so effective. The regional nations are in close cooperation, either through the SCO platform or BRI; Russia and China lead both. The American interests in Afghanistan have to be compromised and let the people ...


Securely knotting Indo-Russian ties

... Federation. Just a few days ago, Washington imposed new sanctions on the Kremlin and expelled ten Russian diplomats, purportedly because of the SolarWinds cyberattacks. Beyond defense cooperation In February 2021, the visit paid by Harsh Shringla, the Indian Foreign Secretary, to Moscow represented the first trip during the COVID-19 pandemic. This event inevitably underlines the privileged relationship between the two countries. Yet, appearances are deceptive sometimes. First of all, Lavrov’s trip to New Delhi was combined with ...


Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

... work together in trilateral or other multilateral formats. The alternative approach—trying to balance Beijing and New Delhi against the other—might give Moscow certain situational advantages, but it will not serve Russia's long-term interests. Moscow could offer India and Beijing new opportunities for trilateral development projects in the Arctic region, in Central Asia or even in the Russian Far East. Agriculture and food processing might represent another area for trilateral cooperation. The three countries ...


Indo-Chinese Conflict and the Eurasian Heartland

... "Heartland Reunion: Geopolitical Chimera or Historical Chance?” revitalized the idea of Mackinder's paradigm, according to which who controls the Eurasian Heartland, controls The World-Island. He sees this formula as very modern. In his opinion, Sino-Indian cooperation beyond the RIC, BRICS and SCO framework would mean the control of the Eurasian Heartland at present and in the future. In his article, the author highlights how such cooperation could work, as well as how, serving as a tandem, China and India could attract both authoritarian states ...


India and the SCO: A Vision for Expanding New Delhi’s Engagement

... Observer State in 2005 to a full member in 2017, the evolution of India’s more than a decade long exposure and engagement with SCO highlight the growing relevance of the organisation in India’s Eurasian strategic calculus. As a full member of the SCO, India is now not just an observer, where it would earlier be compelled to react and recalibrate its position based on its Eurasian observations, but a key stakeholder in shaping the dynamics of Central Asia. Given the geopolitical realignments, the stakes ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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