Search: Military-technical cooperation (12 materials)


Russia–India Relations: Successes and Prospects

... strategic nature of this partnership can be found in the interaction between the two countries on key issues of international politics, as well as in the fact that, beyond politics, bilateral relations are driven by energy (including nuclear energy), military-technical cooperation and peaceful exploration of space, areas that are of strategic importance for any state. India imports one third of the oil and gas it consumes and is investing heavily in the development of Russia’s energy resources. ...


Russia-India Strategic Partnership: Crisis of Understanding?

Prepared in the framework of the RIAC and Indian Council of World Affairs Joint Paper Prepared in the framework of the RIAC and Indian Council of World Affairs ( ICWA ) Joint Paper Recent Russia-India partnership history goes back to 1971 when the first Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between Moscow and Delhi was signed. Although India headed the Non-Alignment Movement during the Cold War era, it was closer to the Soviet Union than some Communist Bloc members, such as China or Yugoslavia....


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the сommon views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on...


What Russia Can Offer Africa

Experts agree that a new “battle for Africa” is currently unfolding. What Russia needs, however, is not a fight, but rather fruitful cooperation with all interested parties Russia is back to Africa. This is a fait accompli, a new and significant trend of Russia’s foreign policy over the past 20 years. Russia has much to offer this dynamically developing continent, primarily in the form of political cooperation and diplomatic ties, as well as supporting Africa’s positions at multilateral forums...


Russian Policy in the Middle East: Dividends and Costs of the Big Game

RIAC Working Paper No. 51/2019 RIAC Working Paper No. 51/2019 The working paper considers Russia’s geostrategic interests in the Middle East and the concept of Russia’s return to the world stage as a great power. The paper analyses Russia’s regional interests, including the development of trade ties, attracting investment, gaining access to the arms market and influencing oil prices. The working paper also evaluates the increased collaboration with the local actors accompanied by Russia’s active...


Put the Best Foot Forward: What Russia Could Offer to India

... Russia and India in defense-related products area but also a reminder of the discussion held before the agreement was signed. The possibility of applying Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) can seriously interfere with future military-technical cooperation between Russia and India. Moreover, 2+2 dialogue between India and the United States (negotiations between the foreign ministers and the ministers of defense of the United States and India), resulted in signing of the agreement ...


Russia – India Cooperation against the Background of Sanctions: Adverse Effects and New Opportunities

RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief The U.S. and its European allies have steadily increased economic sanctions on Russia since first imposing them in March 2014. The stated purpose of sanctions is to punish Russia for its involvement in Ukraine, as well as its alleged cyber-meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections and its transfer of arms to Syria and alleged humanrights abuses, also in Syria. While the measures initially prohibited Westerners from doing business...


Russia Eyes Opportunities with New Iraqi Decision-makers

Iraqi leaders realize that to maintain stability, they need to show Americans and Iranians that Baghdad may always appeal to Moscow as a backup partner As Iraq was going through the complicated process of forming a new government, Russia was watching closely. Now that the election cycles in both countries have finished, Moscow hopes the two countries can consolidate their relationship. The main elements of Russian foreign policy remain unchanged for the most part under the new Iraqi government...


Impact of the U.S. Anti-Russian Sanctions on the Russia–India Cooperation in the Military-Technical Area

... States is committed to depriving Russia of its access to the Indian market and is prepared to toughen the sanctions regime to achieve this if such actions are needed Before the United States introduced sanctions against the Russian defence sector, military-technical cooperation between Moscow and New Delhi had been progressing steadily. Even though Russia lost a significant share of the Indian defence market after the collapse of the USSR in 1991, it was nevertheless able to partially restore its ...


70th Anniversary of Russia-India Relations: New Horizons of Privileged Partnership

RIAC and VIF Report #34, 2017 In 2017, Russia and India celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Over the years, the two states have steadily developed mutually beneficial ties. Their cooperation has achieved the level of special and privileged strategic partnership. Regular contacts between the two leaders have become an established practice. However, in order to make full use of the collaboration potential, ties between Russia and India should be taken to a qualitatively new level...


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