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The Russia-Ukraine War 2022: A Point of No Return?

On 24 February 2022, President Vladimir Putin announced ‘special military operation,’ the beginning of land, sea, and air offensive against Ukraine. The Western Pundits had forecast that the war under the onslaught of Russian famed military and t....

China: Daily Scan, September 23, 2022

Chinese FM meets Russian counterpart: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th sessi....

Turkey's Current Strategic Profile

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF analyses, "Turkey's Current Strategic Profile" by addressing Ankara's strategic and foreign policy priorities in the context of Russia-Ukraine crisis; identifies the reasons for rapprochement between....

China: Daily Scan, September 19, 2022

Maintaining CPC's position as leadership core in developing socialism with Chinese characteristics: Xinhuanet
September 16, 2022
When the Communist Party of China (CPC) reviewed the historic achievements and shifts accomplished ....

China: Daily Scan, September 16, 2022

Chinese premier chairs State Council executive meeting: Xinhuanet
September 15, 2022
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday presided over a State Council executive meeting, which made decisions on multiple economic issues. The co....

Current Energy Dynamics in West Asia

Amb. D. P. Srivastava, Distinguished Fellow ar VIF discusses, "Current Energy Dynamics in West Asia" by evaluating the impact of the US President Joe Biden's visit to Saudi Arabia on global oil prices; assessing the policies of OPEC+ and Saudi Arabia....

China: Daily Scan, September 15, 2022

China to further optimize industrial chain for pharmaceutical sector: Xinhuanet
September 14 2022
China will shore up weak links in the industrial chain for the pharmaceutical sector, the Ministry of Industry and Information Tec....

China: Daily Scan, September 8, 2022

Former senior political advisor expelled from CPC, public office: Xinhuanaet
September 7, 2022
Shen Deyong, a member of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has been expelled from the CPC and dismiss....

China: Daily Scan, September 6, 2022

Xi orders all-out rescue efforts after 6.8-magnitude earthquake in SW China: Xinhuanet
September 5, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out rescue efforts to minimize casualties after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jol....

Gorbachev’s Legacy: A Reformer Who Lost the Game

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and the last president of the Soviet Union, passed away in Moscow on 30 August 2022 at the age of 91. He was no ordinary leader. He was the principal architect of the end of ....

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