Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to New Delhi on Monday. Photo: DPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to New Delhi on Monday. Photo: DPA

The messages for China and the US in Putin’s trip to India

  • The Russian president’s rare international visit was a chance for Moscow to strengthen defence ties with New Delhi
  • It was also a signal of how far its interests extend into conflicts with other world players, analysts say

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to New Delhi on Monday. Photo: DPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to New Delhi on Monday. Photo: DPA
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