... March 21, 2022 –
. Parag Khanna. Russia Joins the Asian Club. Foreign Policy, March 29, 2022 –
. Douglas Macgregor. Biden’s Folly In Ukraine. The American Conservative, April 5, 2022 –
. Richard Haass. What Does the West Want in Ukraine?...
... balance of losses and gains of key participants, as well as global players. Such a balance has yet to be struck for Russia and Ukraine. Hostilities continue and a political settlement has not been reached, which means that it is still difficult to say to ... ... market. In addition, it will now be more convenient for the Americans to oust Russia from the world arms markets. China and India will remain major buyers, but competition for other markets will be more difficult for Moscow due to stronger US opposition....
... production which rivals and, in several cases, surpasses that of the combined West. The same with India. For instance, in computing, India has world-class technology. Finally, we have to see technology in a deeper perspective. Here Africa comes in again. Africa ... ... potential as tech partner with Africa. Go for it.
Debunking Some Myths about Russia’s Military Intervention in Ukraine
7. It is correct that the West will fight for the narratives to influence the minds and hearts of the rest of the world....
... Ukraine has also made the lives of the Russian-speaking nationals more vulnerable. The violation of linguistic freedom, denial of some basic human rights by the Ukrainian President is a matter of grave concern that led to limited military action in Ukraine.
Where India stands in the whole crisis?
India and Russia have a close relationship, and India’s UN posture is mature and consistent with its national interests. India is well aware that Russia accounts for some 80 per cent of its military backing, supplies,...
On February 4, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) briefed the experts from the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India) on the recent developments in the Russia — West relations and the escalation of the situation in and around Ukraine.
On February 4, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) briefed the experts from the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India) on the recent developments in the Russia — West relations and the escalation of the situation ...
... Pakistan and Ukraine to distance themselves from their larger neighbours as much as possible. The problem is that they did not have a history of independent statehood from which to draw. Pakistan’s identity was built on a consistent opposition to its Indian neighbour. Ukraine took a similar path already in its early years, which can be evidenced by a book published in 2003 by the country’s second president, Leonid Kuchma, under the title of Ukraine is not Russia. For Pakistan, the first marker of “otherness” ...
... ago) to undertake a dialogue of equals with it. This stalemate will not break for the foreseeable future, even if by some miracle one succeeds in removing the main obstacle to Russian-European cooperation — to wit, the ongoing conflict in and around Ukraine.
Paradoxically, the only realistic path for a Russian return to Europe today is via Asia. In other words, if Russia cannot effectuate a return to Europe — on acceptable terms — on its own, then it may only be through the creation, jointly with China, India and other Asia partners, of a ‘Greater Eurasia’ that Russia can acquire the expanded negotiating positions and potential it would need for its eventual dialogue with Brussels.
The idea of a Russian ‘pivot to the East’ — as it were — ...
... soldiers from Nato countries, as this would be opposed categorically by Russia. It cannot, equally, be made up of soldiers from the countries of the former Soviet space (today’s Collective Security Treaty Organisation), as this would be opposed by Ukraine. This leaves Asia as the lone continent able to supply peacekeeping troops that would be respected by, and acceptable to, both the Russians and the Ukrainians.
Which countries in Asia? Answer: Likely India. Perhaps Indonesia. Chinese participation is not to be excluded. What is critical is that both Moscow and Kiev see the peacekeepers as neutral and professional. In the case of India, in particular, there is conspicuous historical sympathy among ...
... financial losses due to the discontinued Russian lease will be felt but not too severe. Until last year, the leasing fee amounted to $ 700,000 a year, and only rose to two million in early 2012. However, reputational damage will be more severe, since all Ukraine's current and potential partners in military-technical cooperation must surely have drawn the proper conclusions.
. BMPD, 02/19/.2012:
Indian NITKA under Construction in Goa.