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China: Daily Scan, May 10, 2022

Chinese vice premier stresses stabilizing foreign trade, investment: Xinhuanet May 9, 2022 Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Monday urged more efforts to coordinate epidemic control with economic and social development, and strive to stabilize the...

China: Daily Scan, May 04, 2022

Xi encourages youth to help boost China's aerospace sci-tech self-reliance: Xinhuanet May 3, 2022 Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged youth in the aerospace sector to contribute more to China's realization of greater self-reliance in...

China: Daily Scan, May 02, 2022

Communist youth league of China has over 73.7 mln members: Xinhuanet May 2, 2022 The Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) has over 73.7 million members nationwide as of December 31, 2021, according to statistics released by the CYLC Central...

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Implications for Central Asia

Background Central Asia is geo-strategically significant for the Kremlin as the region border Afghanistan and Iran to the South, China to the East, and the Caspian Sea to the West. The Central Asian region is considered Russia’s sphere of influence...

Russia-Ukraine Crisis and its Impact on Central Asia

Central Asia is Russia’s sphere of Influence, and Moscow is also the security provider in the region. In addition, Central Asian economies are highly dependent on remittances from the Russian Federation. Central Asia has been heavily impacted by the...

The Ukraine Crisis: India’s Approach

India abstained on the last UNGA resolution which suspended Russia from the Human Rights Council. Explaining India’s vote, the Indian ambassador strongly condemned civilian killings in Bucha while reiterating India’s unwavering commitment to Human...

Strategic Discussion | Review of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

The VIF organized a Strategic Discussion on the Review of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on 25 March 2022 via hybrid-mode, with some participants joining in via web conferencing while the others attended the discussion physically at the VIF. The...

China: Daily Scan, April 13, 2022

Xi tells Party cadres to make every possible effort to ensure people's happy lives: Xinhuanet April 12, 2022 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday called on Party cadres to make "every...

VIF Cyber Review: March 2022

NATIONAL National Policy on Electronics 2019: India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) On 30 March 2022, the National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2019 was notified by the Ministry of Electronics and Information...

China: Daily Scan, April 7, 2022

Former deputy head of State Administration of Grain indicted for graft: Xinhuanet April 7, 2022 Xu Ming, former deputy head of the State Administration of Grain, has been indicted on charges of taking bribery and abuse of power, the Supreme People's...

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