Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photographs at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on December 6. Photo: Bloomberg
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photographs at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on December 6. Photo: Bloomberg
Sumit Ganguly
Opinion

Opinion

Sumit Ganguly

India, Russia have more than weapons to celebrate after Putin’s state visit

  • Despite India’s steady drift into the US orbit, Russia remains a vital relationship for New Delhi as it seeks arms sales and strategic balance
  • Agreements on trade, investment and security cooperation in addition to arms deals show the relationship still has room for growth

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photographs at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on December 6. Photo: Bloomberg
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photographs at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on December 6. Photo: Bloomberg
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