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Russia-China: The Unequal Relationship and its Implications

A brief background of world events will help set the context for assessing this relationship. Without delving into why Russia did what it did in Ukraine, over the past few years we have witnessed major powers attempting to consolidate or expand...

VIF Cyber Review: April 2022

NATIONAL Cabinet approves upgradation of mobile sites in LWE-affected areas On 27 April 2022, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved a ‘Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF)’ project for upgrading 2G mobile...

China: Daily Scan, May 11, 2022

Xi sums up experience from CYLC successes: Xinhuanet May 10, 2022 The Party's leadership, firm beliefs and convictions, devotion to national rejuvenation, and its deep roots in the country's young people are key to the past and future successes of...

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...

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...

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