A flame burns atop a tower at an oilfield in Siberia. India is forging ahead with plans to buy discounted Russian oil. Photo: Reuters
A flame burns atop a tower at an oilfield in Siberia. India is forging ahead with plans to buy discounted Russian oil. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Why the Quad’s OK with India, not China, giving Russia economic support

  • The muted response to India buying discounted Russian oil – in contrast to China buying its wheat – is more than just a double standard, analysts say
  • It reflects a desire among the US and its allies to preserve India’s position in the regional security framework and prevent Moscow getting closer to Beijing

A flame burns atop a tower at an oilfield in Siberia. India is forging ahead with plans to buy discounted Russian oil. Photo: Reuters
A flame burns atop a tower at an oilfield in Siberia. India is forging ahead with plans to buy discounted Russian oil. Photo: Reuters
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