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CHECHNYA AND US HYPOCRISY

To understand the present developments in Chechnya, one has to go back to the Afghan war of the 1980s.

Many analysts, including this writer, often tend to use loosely the expressions "proxy war" and "covert war". Both are low-intensity conflicts, but with a difference.

INDO-RUSSIAN RELATIONS: PRIMAKOV'S VISIT

Despite its joining the other permanent members of the UN Security Council in proforma expressions of concern over India's nuclear tests of May,1998, (Pokhran II) and in calling for India's adherence to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), Russia has ensured that the tests and their sequel do not affect its long-term strategic relationship with India, which has been painstakingly built up over the years.

NAWAZ SHARIF'S VISIT TO MOSCOW

 

NEW POLITICAL CRISIS IN RUSSIA

Paper No. 52

The dismissal of Yevgeny Primakov as the Russian Prime Minister by President Boris Yeltsin on May12, a day before the beginning of the debate in the Duma on the motion for impeachment against Yeltsin, was widely expected.

DECODING VLADIMIR PUTIN

             Paper No. 112

A definitive assessment of what the election of Mr.Vladimir Putin as the President of Russia portends for the future of Russia and its relations with the outside world is rendered difficult by inadequate data on his past before he was catapulted into the office of Prime Minister by his predecessor, Mr.Boris Yeltsin, in August last.

INDIA-RUSSIA STRATEGIC COOPERATION: Time to move away

Paper No. 144

by Dr. Subhash Kapila

 

Executive Summary

* During the Cold War years.  India while not a member of any bloc due to her non-aligned activism, enjoyed a proximate relationship with Russia.

RUSSIA- CHINA-INDIA TRIANGLE STRATEGICALLY INADVISABLE: An Analysis

Paper No. 408                                        06/02/2002

by Dr. Subhash Kapila

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