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What the Russia-India-China Trilateral Meeting Means
December 13, 2017
What the Russia-India-China Trilateral Meeting Means
Trilateralism between Moscow, Beijing, and New Delhi produces lengthy statements, but divergences remain.
What the Russia-India-China Trilateral Meeting Means
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
September 08, 2017
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
Why Japan and Russia won't reach an agreement on the Northern Territories dispute.
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
September 04, 2017
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
The future of Russia's arms industry appear bleak.
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
May 26, 2017
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
India and Russia need to revitalize their bilateral relationship.
Growing Distance Between Delhi and Moscow
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
April 27, 2017
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
A year later, does the argument of reinforced U.S. hegemony hold up?
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
March 10, 2017
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
How does Japan see its threat environment and what are its defense priorities?
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
January 23, 2017
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
Has Russia changed its tune on Afghanistan and Pakistan for good?
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
Why the India-Russia Relationship Works
December 16, 2016
Why the India-Russia Relationship Works
What has kept this old friendship going, well into the early 21st century?
Why the India-Russia Relationship Works
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
November 07, 2016
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
Japan looks to incentivize Russian interest in a deal over the Kurils by laying out several economic initiatives.
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
October 18, 2016
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
Japan denies that any talks for joint administration of the dispute island chain are underway with Russia.
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
September 27, 2016
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
Moscow’s recent attempt to de-hyphenate its relations with Pakistan and India will only frustrate New Dehli.
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
Why Russia and Japan Can’t Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute
June 30, 2016
Why Russia and Japan Can’t Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute
The deadlock is rooted in the entrenched positions of both sides.
Why Russia and Japan Can’t Solve the Kuril Islands Dispute
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
April 27, 2016
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
How balancing failures are actually extending U.S. hegemony.
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
April 21, 2016
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
The statement cautions against the internationalization of the disputes.
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, China Meet in Moscow
April 19, 2016
Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, China Meet in Moscow
Russia, India, and China meet regularly to confer and exchange views on regional and global issues.
Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, China Meet in Moscow
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