Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP

A message for US and China as India and Russia put two and two together

  • A meeting of the Indian and Russian foreign and defence ministers has a purpose beyond clearing up bilateral misunderstandings, experts say
  • New Delhi reminds US of its strategic autonomy and soothes Russian qualms about Quad. Moscow tells Beijing it will keep selling arms to China’s Himalayan rival

Topic |   US-China relations
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Vladivostok in 2019. Photo: AP
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