A Bharat Petroleum employee fills up a vehicle at a petrol station in Mumbai on June 11. India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenue for Moscow as the US and other Western countries cut their energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war in Ukraine. Photo: AP
A Bharat Petroleum employee fills up a vehicle at a petrol station in Mumbai on June 11. India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenue for Moscow as the US and other Western countries cut their energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war in Ukraine. Photo: AP
Asma Khan Lone
Opinion

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The View by Asma Khan Lone

Ukraine war: energy-hungry South Asia forced to walk a fine line between Russia, China and US

  • The global disruption stemming from Western sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine has sparked fears over food, energy and diplomatic ties
  • India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh must choose wisely as they try to balance energy imports, security and economic projects with major powers

A Bharat Petroleum employee fills up a vehicle at a petrol station in Mumbai on June 11. India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenue for Moscow as the US and other Western countries cut their energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war in Ukraine. Photo: AP
A Bharat Petroleum employee fills up a vehicle at a petrol station in Mumbai on June 11. India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenue for Moscow as the US and other Western countries cut their energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war in Ukraine. Photo: AP
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