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VIF-RIAC Roundtable | Strategic and Economic Implications of the Ukraine Crisis

The VIF in collaboration with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened a virtual roundtable discussion on the Strategic and Economic Implications of the Ukraine Crisis on 6 July 2022. The opening remarks were delivered by Dr Arvind G....

A brief for the Web page on the roundtable discussion on "Geostrategic & Economic Fall Out of Ukraine Conflict"

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Brainstorming Session on "Geostrategic & Economic Fall Out of Ukraine Conflict" at the VIF on 11 July 2022. The welcome remarks were given by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF and the participants w....

VIF Cyber Review: June 2022

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“Cyber secure India is integral to national security and development”: Union Minister of Home Affairs
Addressing a national conference on cyber security and national security on 20 June 2022, the Union Minister of H....

Engaging Central Asia

The five countries of Central Asia viz Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have been largely peaceful and stable since they attained independence on the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. There have been a few abe....

China: Daily Scan, July 08, 2022

China's Wang Yi meets Indian FM Jaishankar on bilateral ties: Xinhuanet
July 7, 2022
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar here on Thursday on the ....

China: Daily Scan, July 07, 2022

China criticizes U.S. attempt to ban Dutch chipmaking tech exports to China: Xinhuanet
July 6, 2022
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Wednesday censured the United States for pushing a Dutch supplier to stop s....

China: Daily Scan, July 05, 2022

Climate change: melting Tibetan glaciers could unleash potentially dangerous bacteria, scientists say: South China Morning Post
July 3, 2022
Scientists have found nearly 1,000 species of bacteria – many of them new – in glac....

Geostrategic Implications of Ukraine Conflict

The Ukraine conflict has been a turning point in both geopolitics and geoeconomics. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF takes a purview on the geostrategic implications of the Ukraine conflict, delving into the global food and energy crisis, impact on car....

China: Daily Scan, June 29, 2022

Xi encourages grain farmers to contribute to national food security: Xinhuanet
June 28, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has underscored the exemplary role of large-scale grain growers in encouraging more farmers to contribute ....

Economic Dimensions of Russia-Ukraine War

Russia-Ukraine war is in its fourth month. There are no signs of the conflict coming to an end soon. While the political and military dimensions of the war have drawn a lot of attention, the social and economic implications of the conflict are extrem....

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