Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Russian President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Russian President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
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India, Russia ties see a revival as China, Afghanistan and Central Asia dominate bilateral agenda

  • The release of a paper on stepping up defence cooperation in Central Asia and a recent Putin-Modi summit have given a fresh impetus to Moscow-New Delhi relations
  • Analysts said concerns over a shaky Taliban-ruled Afghanistan and a shared unease about China’s growing influence in the region have pulled both sides closer

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Russian President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Russian President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi. Photo: Bloomberg
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