Search: Indo-Pacific,Sri Lanka (3 materials)

International Relations in South Asia: Russia’s and Sri Lanka’s Views

... needs to be aware of a worst-case scenario where it might have to choose between joining either the Japan – India – US – Australia camp or the China – Pakistan – Russia camp. Such a power configuration will be detrimental to the furthering of Sri Lanka’s national interest and jeopardize the peace and stability in the region. Thus, this cursory analysis of the BRI, Indo-Pacific Strategy, SAGAR strategy as well as Russian strategic objectives in the region, exhibit the complex regional environment Sri Lanka has to face. What should Sri Lanka’s strategy be in this context? International Relations in South Asia: ...


Russia and the Indian Ocean Security and Governance

.... Those competing are China and the US, or China and India. In this context, conceptualization and instutionalization of the Indo-Pacific as well as India — Japan initiative of Asia — Africa Growth Corridor are often viewed as manifestations of this ... ... is often seen as not an economic initiative but rather a geostrategic plan. Importantly, smaller regional states, including Sri Lanka, might be increasingly used as playing fields or even bargaining chips in this great powers' game. Transformation of ...


Ksenia Kuzmina Makes a Speech at Sri Lanka Institute of National Security Studies

On March 19, 2019, Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (Colombo, Sri Lanka) hosted a round table on the interests of Russia in the Indian Ocean region. Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC Program Manager, made a keynote speech at the event. Kuzmina became the first Russian expert to speak at this analytical center....


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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