In recent times, Russia has reached out to the Afghan Taliban, conducted its first ever military exercise with Pakistan, and drifted away from its traditional partner in the region, India. Our four-part series examines the significance of these events and whether they constitute a shift in Russia’s South Asia policy.
Reports of Russian initiatives dealing with the Afghan situation and their outreach to Pakistan have set the proverbial cat among the pigeons. Many believe that […]
Last month, Moscow hosted a meeting on peace and stability in Afghanistan with representatives from China, Afghanistan, India, Iran, and Pakistan. This is the second […]
It is oft repeated that India and Russia share special and time-tested ties. In April 1947, even before it gained independence from colonial rule, India […]
As one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with Pakistan and as an ally, the United States has been an almost permanent fixture […]
In December, Pakistan, China and Russia met in Moscow for the third round of the trilateral consultations on Afghanistan. The press release after the meeting, issued […]
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