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SCO Manifests Indian Strategic Autonomy

Indian participation at the 22nd Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization drew attention. It was a clear manifestation of India’s strategic autonomy as the SCO is widely regarded as a…

By Gurjit Singh

PM Modi speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin; reiterates India’s position on Ukraine situation, favouring dialogue and diplomacy

New Delhi, Jul 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday during which he reiterated India's long-standing position on the Ukraine situation, favouring dialogue and…

India’s Strategy for a Two Front Threat

Developments around the invasion of Ukraine by Russia has thrown up certain factors that are pertinent to India’s security and the need to find more secure alternatives to our present…

By Preet Malik

Ukraine: The March of Folly Continues

Let us start by briefly narrating one or two major developments since my last column “Ukraine: When Will the Madness End?” dated 3rd April 2022-https://chanakyaforum.com/ukraine-when-will-the-madness-end/ The War Crimes Charge Against…

By K P Fabian

Looking at stabilising economic engagement with Russia: India

New Delhi, Apr 28 (PTI) India on Thursday once again said its objective has been to stabilise its economic engagement with Russia and that an inter-ministerial group is looking at…

India’s ties with Russia developed when US was unable to be its partner: Blinken

Washington, Apr 12 (PTI) India's relationship with Russia was developed over decades at a time when the US was not able to be a partner of the South Asian country,…

Russia to intensify use of national currencies in trade with India, other partners

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday said Russia has begun moving towards conducting trade in national currencies with India and other friendly countries to…

Ukraine crisis: PM Modi conveys to Lavrov India’s readiness to contribute to peace efforts

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conveyed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that India stands ready to contribute in any way to the peace…

India is Only Aligned to its National Interest

Our abstentions in the UN on various resolutions on the Ukraine conflict have exposed us to political attacks in the West. We are expected to join it in condemning Russia’s…

By Kanwal Sibal

Ukraine Conflict and India’s Hard Choices

On 24th January 2022, I assessed and tweeted from my account (@InsightGL) that Russia will invade Ukraine after 20th February, the closing day of the disastrous Beijing Winter Olympics. Unfortunately, my predictions…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

War in Ukraine and the “Butterfly Effect”

“The Times They Are a-Changin”, wrote the poet. It has never rung so true as during the past two years; since a Chinese virus appeared in Wuhan and spread death…

By Claude Arpi

Should India Be Worried About Russia-China Bonhomie ?

It had been two years since Russian President Putin had met Chinese President Xi Jinping. That drought got over when they met on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)