Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Photo: EPA-EFE
India

Is US running out of patience with India’s ‘own interest’ mantra over Russia?

  • Oil imports from Russia to India rose from about 2 per cent before the Ukraine invasion to an all-time high of 23 per cent in September
  • An analyst said India needs to balance ties with Russia to avoid Moscow moving closer to Beijing and New Delhi becoming more dependent on the US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Photo: EPA-EFE
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