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Russia-India Strategic Partnership Needs Reinvigoration

Paper No. 5549              Dated 23-Aug-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Contemporaneous review of the global and regional security environment strongly dictates the imperatives of reinvigorating the log neglected Russia-India Strategic Partnership to achieve strategic balance.

Russia’s Strategic Pivot to Asia Pacific

 

Paper No. 5452                                                   Dated 08-Apr-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Russia’s strategic pivot to the Asia Pacific indicated in his address at the APEC Meet in September 2012 at Vladivostok has all the ingredients of emerging as a strategic game-changer in the highly militarised region dominated by any number of conflictual flashpoints from North Korea down to the South China Sea disputes.

Russia-India Strategic Partnership 2012: Contextual Imperatives for Enhancement

Paper No. 5340                                       Dated 26-Dec-2012

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

“India is one of our strategic privileged partner…..and speaking from the point of view of geographical representation……India is number one”. -------President Putin, December 2004

CHECHNYA AND US HYPOCRISY

Note No. 52

To understand the present developments in Chechnya, one has to go back to the Afghan war of the 1980s.

Many analysts, including this writer, often tend to use loosely the expressions "proxy war" and "covert war". Both are low-intensity conflicts, but with a difference.

CHECHNYA AND US HYPOCRISY

To understand the present developments in Chechnya, one has to go back to the Afghan war of the 1980s.

Many analysts, including this writer, often tend to use loosely the expressions "proxy war" and "covert war". Both are low-intensity conflicts, but with a difference.

INDO-RUSSIAN RELATIONS: PRIMAKOV'S VISIT

Despite its joining the other permanent members of the UN Security Council in proforma expressions of concern over India's nuclear tests of May,1998, (Pokhran II) and in calling for India's adherence to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), Russia has ensured that the tests and their sequel do not affect its long-term strategic relationship with India, which has been painstakingly built up over the years.

NAWAZ SHARIF'S VISIT TO MOSCOW

 

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