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VIF Cyber Review: July 2022

NATIONAL Government of India issued a consultation paper on the “Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in India”. On 28 July 2022, the Ministry of Communications, Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India, prepared a...

Ukraine and the post-Cold War disorder

The war in Ukraine is in its sixth month, with no clarity on an endgame. Russia reiterates it will not back down, until it achieves its original objectives. Ukraine seeks more heavy weaponry from the West, to drive Russian forces back to their pre-...

China: Daily Scan, August 8, 2022

China announces eight countermeasures in response to Pelosi’s Taiwan island visit: Global Times August 05, 2022 China announces eight countermeasures in response to Pelosi's Taiwan visit: 1. Canceling China-US Theater Commanders Talk. 2. Canceling...

Russia-Ukraine Conflict and International Developments: An Indian Perspective

(This is an updated version of the presentation made at an international conference organised by National Institute of International Strategy, CASS, Beijing on “Russia-Ukraine Conflict and International Developments” on 26 July 2022) The Russia-...

The Power of the ‘God of War’: Assessing the Russian advantage in Artillery in the Russo-Ukrainian War

The God of War Way back in 1944, when the ferocity of World War II was at its peak, Joseph Stalin made a statement; ‘Artillery is the God of War’. His remarks probably related to the fact that most of the combat deaths in the two World Wars and in...

China: Daily Scan, July 21, 2022

What China will do to boost industrial resilience: Quishi July 20, 2022 China's industrial economy showed great resilience in the first half of the year amid complex situations at home and abroad. The value-added industrial output went up 3.4...

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...

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...

VIF Cyber Review: June 2022

National “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 Home Affairs (MHA)— Amit...

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...

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