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Russia-Ukraine Conflict and India
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Russia-Ukraine Conflict and India

Given the high levels of fear and mistrust on both sides, it is necessary to avoid inadvertent escalations that might spiral things out of control. It is clear that Russia had no intention of invading Ukraine but all it wanted was to prevent it from becoming a satellite state of the US. India has been […]

Most important decade since end of World War II: Putin
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Most important decade since end of World War II: Putin

In his speech at a plenary session of the 19th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club at the Imperial Park Hotel & Spa in Rogozinino, a suburb of Moscow, Russian President Putin underscored that Russia does not oppose Western elites and does not aspire for hegemony in the new multipolar world. He was speaking […]

Can Religion-based Demographic Imbalance Divide Countries?
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Can Religion-based Demographic Imbalance Divide Countries?

Startling revelations after Dr Mohan Bhagwat cited East Timor, South Sudan and Kosovo as case studies for Demographic Imbalance in his Vijayadashami 2022 speech. In his annual Vijayadashami speech at RSS Headquarters (Nagpur), Dr Mohan Bhagawat said that there should be a comprehensive population control policy, which should apply to all equally. Once it is […]

The lasting perils of Religion-based Population Imbalance
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The lasting perils of Religion-based Population Imbalance

During his annual Vijayadashami speech, RSS Sarasanghachalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat spoke about the demographic imbalance and balancing it along sectarian lines. He broached the subjects of the Partition of India and the birth of East Timor, Kosovo and South Sudan on sectarian and religious grounds. The paucity of thoughts on peace and lack of consensus […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Free will of Europe at Stake!
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Russia-Ukraine War – Free will of Europe at Stake!

A few days back I was invited to attend a talk on “Russia-Ukraine Conflict: A European Viewpoint” by Herve Juvin, a Member of the European Parliament and a member of the Delegation for relations with India. The talk was held by India Foundation in Delhi. Mr Juvin is French and one went to the discussion with […]

SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS): Highlights and Challenges for Indian Security
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SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS): Highlights and Challenges for Indian Security

The member nations of RATS cooperate with one another and other international organisations to acquire intelligence to combat terrorism. India considers RATS an important and effective organisation in the fight against terrorism and has made serious efforts to promote peace, prosperity, and stability throughout the Eurasian region. Terrorism emanating from Pakistan and Afghanistan that threatens […]

India’s Vantage Point on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
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India’s Vantage Point on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Throughout the history of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, we can see the active involvement of the EU and the US, tracing back to the Budapest Memorandum. Europe is faced with the challenge of securing energy for the winter as fuel prices also increase living costs. India and Russia have been allies through decades of change in […]

Review of Russia-Ukraine War | The West’s Superiority Complex and Russia’s Irredentism- Part 1
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Review of Russia-Ukraine War | The West’s Superiority Complex and Russia’s Irredentism- Part 1

Russia had objected to NATO’s expansion time and again, and issued clear indications of its increased assertiveness, such as the Medvedev Doctrine Under Putin’s leadership, Russia has been accused of harbouring irredentist goals such as furthering the idea of Triune Russian nation which stipulates three sub-nations – Belarus, Russia and Ukraine Kiev has been accused […]

Analysis | Russia’s Transition from the Soviet Union (SU) to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
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Analysis | Russia’s Transition from the Soviet Union (SU) to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)

Under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, Russia re-emerged as an economic and military power in the Eurasian region by forming strategic alliances. Russia formed the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) by merging the Custom Union and CES The goal of the EAEU is to achieve free movement of people, goods, capital and people similar to that […]