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RIAC and IPDS Video Seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

... of International Military-Political and Military-Economic Problems at the Higher School of Economics, RIAC Member The participants discussed the priorities of Russia's chairmanship of the SCO and the opportunities they create for cooperation between Russia and Pakistan. The agenda also included topical issues of the consequences of the spread of COVID-19 for the SCO member countries. In addition, the experts paid special attention to regional security issues and the settlement of the situation in Afghanistan....


RIAC and IPDS (Pakistan) Video Seminar “Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)”

... Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), organizes an open video seminar on Russia’s presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) via Zoom broadcasting to RIAC website. The event will bring together leading experts from Russia, Pakistan, and China. The objective of the workshop is to explore the opportunities for strengthening coordination among the SCO member states and to discuss the priorities of Russia’s chairmanship of the Organization. Programme . Speakers: Andrey Kortunov,...


Pakistan Greeted Russia on Victory Day

... Games and Joint SCO military exercise “Peace Mission 2018”; Mr. Alexei Frolkin, the Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation, led a delegation to Pakistan for the '1st Session of Joint Russia-Pakistan Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation' in March 2018; Vice Chief of Naval Staff and Pakistan Navy Ship “Aslat” visited St. Petersburg in July 2018 to participate in the Naval Parade; The Deputy Defence Minister of Russia Colonel ...


Waiting for the Intra-Afghan Dialogue to Begin

... he will actually do it. The thing is, if we do not see any real steps made in the intra-Afghan process, then the Americans will find it increasingly difficult to put on a happy face. This is what makes the joint call of the special representatives of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan for foreign troops in Afghanistan to “withdraw in an orderly and responsible manner to ensure a smooth transition” published on May 18, 2020, particularly relevant. Both the government of Afghanistan and U.S. officials have made it clear ...


Pakistan’s Role in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership

... several policy recommendations for facilitating its integration into this supercontinental structure. It’s hoped that the research will prove itself useful for other academics to eventually build upon in exploring the opportunities for further improving Russian-Pakistani relations in view of this vision. The Russian Foreign Policy Concept of 2016 The practice of Russian foreign policy is determined by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ concept paper approved by President Putin at the end of 2016. As can be implied ...


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

... Report #50 / 2020 RIAC and Strategic Vision Institute Report #50 / 2020 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI). The dynamics that both Russia and Pakistan face from the Middle East and the Persian Gulf are of particular importance in identifying areas where the strategic and diplomatic interests of both countries converge. This report includes two papers authored by RIAC experts, Julia Roknifard ...


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

... every possible effort to not only strengthen regional cooperation but also utilise SCO summit meetings to cement bilateral engagements with SCO member states. Nevertheless, the challenges that need to be navigated, including the new equation of growing Russia-China-Pakistan triangular convergence of interests, remain on the horizon. This has seen even Russia — India’s traditional partner — adopt a more nuanced position on New Delhi’s key strategic concerns. With the stakes being high, deft diplomacy in an ...


India in the Era of Cyber Wars

....S. are India’s key adversaries in cyberspace. Pakistan’s capabilities for waging cyberwar are fairly limited: as a rule, Pakistani secret services either hack the websites of Indian agencies and companies connected with the government (such operations ... ... Ocean region; on the other hand, U.S. secret services continue to conduct cyber ops that threaten India’s national security. Russia is one of the few great powers that has interests in the region and does not attack India in cyberspace. This is due primarily ...


Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... premium on its ties with Russia, from the standpoint of Moscow emerging, though by no means on parity, but as a critical-mass bulwark to an overbearing Washington, in multiple sub-regional areas, from the AFPAK theatre to the Middle Eastern vector. The Russia-China axis constitutes a significant pillar, alternatively framing and shaping the potential contours of a futuristic Afghanistan, and in concert with Pakistan, which can bring certainly material, if not game-changing influence to bear, on ultimate transpiring. Hence, it’s a no-brainer that Modi’s New Delhi, which has prioritized its Central Asian foray and recognizes Russian facilitation towards ...


Meeting with President of Strategic Vision Institute (Pakistan)

On April 23, 2019, Dr.Zafar Iqbal Cheema, President of Strategic Vision, Pakistani research institute, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On April 23, 2019, Dr.Zafar Iqbal Cheema, President of Strategic Vision, Pakistani research institute, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: ...


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