Search: SCO,India,Russia (20 materials)


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, the 21 ...


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 can rightly ...


Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

On October 6, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF, India), and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS, Iran) held a joint roundtable “Developments in Afghanistan ... ... 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

... 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, while the U.S. is contrarily ...


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 from the oil-rich Gulf states is also not quite optimal, as ... ... 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

... strategy in order to tear it away from Beijing. Lavrov’s trip to India not only marked a cornerstone in the defense cooperation between the two countries, but also paved the way for Putin’s expected visit to India in the near future. As Lavrov stated, Russia appreciates both regional and global cooperation with India, starting from the work within the UN, SCO, G20, and BRICS, but also a strong commitment to the ASEAN centrality. The 2021 Indo-Russian Annual Summit could thus be a memorable occasion for cementing this partnership. [1] - Chari, P. R. (1979). Indo-Soviet Military Cooperation: A Review....


Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

... positive incentives for both sides to 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 ...


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

... the priorities of the host nations. India’s participation in the International North-South Transport Corridor and Ashgabat Agreement, and development of Chabahar Port appear to be guided by these principles. Vasily Shikin: Challenges for IndiaRussia Strategic Partnership Overall, India's presence in SCO can provide better triangular relations between India, Russia and China to address new security challenges meaningfully, enhance infrastructural development projects, and create a network of regional oil and gas pipelines for the larger benefit of ...


Russia-India Strategic Partnership: Crisis of Understanding?

... top of the Russian Il-78 MKI in the contest for securing a $2 billion contract to supply 6 aircraft (later the results of the tender were canceled). The landmark event for Russia-India partnership in energy sphere was the first shipment of LNG from Russia to India in June 2018. Moscow has finally entered Indian gas market and offered more attractive terms than LNG suppliers from the U.S. From Moscow’s perspective, this deal is a great opportunity to show that the international blockade imposed by Washington against Russian oil ...


Challenges for IndiaRussia Strategic Partnership

... training grounds located in the Orenburg, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Astrakhan and Kemerovo regions, in Dagestan and the Altai Territory, as well as in the Caspian Sea. This exercise holds significance, especially, after the tensions prevailing between the two SCO members India and Pakistan. The maturity of the two countries should not be underestimated. For Russia, it is a diplomatic victory to be able to bring them together for the common purpose of countering international terrorism. The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) was also discussed. The focus has been given to electronic document ...


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  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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