Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicVladimir Putin

Topic: Vladimir Putin

US must punish Russia for altering Ukraine borders—it’s how you deal with ‘Russian problem’

Move over China. Focus on what's happening in Europe, for 'you may not be interested in Russia, but Russia is interested in you.'

Why Putin has such a hard time accepting Ukrainian sovereignty

As scholars of the politics and culture of Ukraine and Russia, we know that underpinning Putin’s goal is Russia’s historical view of Ukraine as a part of its greater empire.

Vladimir Putin is happy and satisfied with results of Biden security call, Kremlin says

The 50-minute call the stage for three sets of negotiations on European security next month, the Kremlin says.

Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin to speak today as tensions over Ukraine grow

Talks follow a Biden-Putin telephonic exchange on 7 December in which the US president warned that Russian aggression would be met with unprecedented economic penalties.

India-Russia ties are ‘back on track’ — that’s the message from Putin visit and 2+2 talks

President Putin’s 6 December visit to India sent a strong signal to China that Russia would manage its ties with the two countries independently.

These are the 28 agreements India, Russia signed at summit-level talks

President Putin and PM Modi held summit-level talks Monday in New Delhi. The nations signed agreements ranging from commercial deals to cooperation programmes.

Putin’s 5-hr visit, 2+2 talks strengthen India and Russia’s ‘special, privileged strategic’ ties

The two countries signed 28 agreements, including 10-year military-technical partnerships and an agreement to jointly produce AK-203 rifles in India.

S-400 deal in India’s ‘national interest’, will be the focus at Putin-Modi summit tomorrow

The $5.43 bn S-400 deal could invite US sanctions but India believes it is in the country’s security interests. The Annual India-Russia Summit will focus on defence, trade ties.

When Modi meets Putin, he should move India away from the cycle of ‘appeasement by arms buy’

Washington is convinced the Narendra Modi government values the fact of the production of something/anything in India, and not what is produced.

US unlikely to impose CAATSA sanctions on India for S-400, but other Russian deals won’t be easy

The $5.43-bn S-400 ‘Triumf’ missile systems deal is going to be at the centre of the upcoming India visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.