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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-India Strategic Partnership: Crisis of Understanding?

... 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. In the turbulent 1990s, when Russia was preoccupied with ...


Challenges for India — Russia Strategic Partnership

... neighbors on an internal issue of the country. Russia’s support to India, including at the United Nations Security Council, making clear that the abrogation of Article 370 was an internal matter of India. Though there were misleading reports about Moscow commenting on the issue as bilateral, the confusions have been clarified. Russia indicated that India’s move on Jammu and Kashmir issue was within the framework of the Indian Constitution . The two leaders reiterated the purpose and principles ...


Like a Suspended Gym Teacher: Why We Should Not Expect Russia to be Welcomed Back into the G7

... inevitability or at least a completely predictable ending to a protracted play. When President Yeltsin first submitted an application for Russia’s membership in the G7 back in 1992, there were simply no other alternative associations in the world where Moscow could try to squeeze in. Structures such as the G20, BRICS or SCO did not exist at the time, and Russia’s membership in NATO and the European Union seemed unrealistic even then. Therefore, joining the “Group of Seven” not only pursued situational ...


The Belt and Road Initiative: Towards a New World Order

Russia needs to clearly define its long-term priorities and interests within the BRI President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of the United States Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29 to discuss the resumption of trade and economic talks between the two countries. The United States also promised that it would not introduce additional tariffs on Chinese goods. The world collectively breathed a sigh of relief, as the trade war between...


What the SCO Summit in Bishkek Confirmed

Results of the SCO summit in Bishkek Ensuring security and creating favorable conditions for the economic progress of states, regardless of their size and global political weight, is a long-term challenge for global development as a whole. This agenda gains greater ...


Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

... University) and Andrey Kortunov (Russian International Affairs Council), the paper contextualizes the bilateral relationship in Central Asia, points of friction, and potential areas for cooperation amid an extremely tense relationship between Washington and Moscow. Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia , 0.9 Mb


BRICS, SCO and Kashmir Terrorism

The Role of BRICS and the SCO in Coordinating Anti-Terrorist Activities in South Asia On February 14, 2019, a suicide bomber from the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist organization drove a car filled with explosives into a bus that was transporting members of the Indian security forces,...


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