Rajorshi Roy is a Research Analyst at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi, attached to the Eurasia Centre. His areas of focus cover the foreign, security and domestic policies of Russia and the Central Asian countries. He has written extensively on these issues. His latest project delves into the implications of Russia’s military modernization. His Ph.D. thesis at Jawaharlal Nehru University explores the growth of small arms and light weapons industry of Russia. He is an alumni of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.