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Modernising India-Russia Ties

... differences were set aside to make transformative progress in defence, fintech and connectivity, commencing a new era of India-Russia relations fit for the 21st century The India–Russia leaders’ summit and ministerial meetings in New Delhi on Dec. 6, scored big. Differences were set aside to make transformative progress in defence, fintech and connectivity among other sectors, commencing a new era of India-Russia relations fit for the 21 st century. Aleksei Zakharovv: Russia-India Summit: Is the ...


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 ...


Russia’s War on Terror(ism)

While keeping an eye on Kabul, Moscow is not sitting back The chaotic US exit strategy from Afghanistan, the quick Taliban takeover, the resurgence of Isis-K attacks and the rise of militant factions have emphasized the need for other international actors to fill the void left by the ...


Afghanistan Will Test SCO's Capacity

The time has come for SCO member states to bring this body out to the light and to rise up to a new, post-US Afghan challenge The US is withdrawing from Afghanistan. Twenty years of the US-led foreign intervention has brought neither prosperity, nor stability, to the country....


Tackling the Illicit Drug Trade: Perspectives From Russia

... seized by Russian authorities have multiplied by twenty over the 2008-2018 period. Given the growing availability and affordability of drugs on the Russian market, the security dimension of the Central Asian drug trade naturally dominates the drug discourse and, to some extent, justifies Russia's militarised approach. With a 7 644 km-long shared border with Kazakhstan and hundreds of tonnes of drugs flowing in each year, drug trafficking has severe implications beyond the social costs of addiction ...


Pakistan Greeted Russia on Victory Day

... on May 9, Stalin wanted to commemorate the victory with a military parade. On June 22, 1945, he ordered, "In commemoration of the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War, I appoint to hold the parade of the regular Army, Navy and the Moscow garrison — Victory Parade June 24, 1945, in Moscow's Red Square." President Putin had originally planned a major celebration, inviting world leaders from all over the world, such as French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping....


Russia and Pakistan in the Middle East: Approaches to Security in the Gulf

... directly from the region’s close geographic proximity to both Russia and Pakistan which in itself pre-dates the modern international system. These ties, when approached via a possible multilateral framework (such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), for instance), have immense potential in helping mediate existing tensions within the region. Both Russia and Pakistan, by drawing on their own bilateral relations with the Middle East’s major powers, can thus play a key role in arbitrating existing ...


Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... organisation banned in Russia) in Tajikistan is the Internet. There are some 3 million Internet users in Tajikistan, 80 per cent of them accessing extremist content through social media either deliberately or accidentally. Mikhail Konarovsky: What the SCO Summit in Bishkek Confirmed During their meeting in May 2018, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko expressed their commitment to strengthening cooperation in the fight against terrorism, extremism,...


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

... natural affinity with the Central Asian countries….. Our membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a natural extension of these relationships and mirrors the region’s place in India’s future. Together with other countries present here, SCO could be a springboard for an integrated and connected Eurasia to become one of the most dynamic regions in the world” — statement by Prime Minister Modi at the 2015 SCO Ufa Summit that highlights the scope and importance of SCO in India’s ...


Russia and China: Cooperation in a New Era. Results of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and of the Russian Presidential Election

... Russia. This will also have a positive effect on trade and logistics contacts between China and Russia. 4. China and Russia plan on intensifying their economic ties. Active political coordination and a streamlined trade regime will allow Beijing and Moscow to simplify trade and investment procedures, thus taking the bilateral trade and economic relations into a new era. The gradual liberalization of trade and investment between the two countries will play an increasingly important role in bilateral ...


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    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  
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