Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Danil Bochkov
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Danil Bochkov

Why Russia’s relations with India and China will survive Galwan border clash

  • China and India’s current impasse poses a huge political challenge for Russia, which has established long-term strategic ties with both countries
  • Staying out of the border tensions without lending support to either side dovetails with Russia’s interests in forging diversified political contacts

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for a picture on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Danil Bochkov

Danil Bochkov

Danil Bochkov is an expert at the Russian International Affairs Council. He gained his master of economics at MGIMO-University under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and a bachelor's degree in foreign regional studies at the Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow). He also has a master's degree in world economy from the University of international Business and Economics (UIBE, Beijing)