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Valdai Discussion Club Online Seminar: Chinese Factor in Russia-India Relations

Valdai Discussion Club Online Seminar: Chinese Factor in Russia-India Relations

25.06.2021

Dr. Victor Sumskiy, Leading Expert and former ASEAN Centre Director (2010-2021), participated in the discussion on Russia-India relations amid China's rise. The Valdai Discussion Club in cooperation with the Indian analytical center Observer Research Foundation (ORF) organized the discussion.

Dr. Andrey Sushentsov, the programme director and the director of the MGIMO Institute for International Studies, moderated the discussion. Among the participants were Dr. Vasiliy Kashin, Deputy Director of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (HSE), Mr. Abhijeet Singh, Head of the Maritime Policy Initiative (ORF), Dr. Alexey Kupriyanov, Head of the Group on South Asia and Indian Ocean of the Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO, RAS), Mr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Director of the Centre for Security, Strategy and Technology (CSST, ORF), and Mr. Nandan Unnikrishnan, Distinguished Fellow at ORF.

During the discussion, the participants raised questions on the formation of a new international system, growing competition between US and China, as well as the peculiarities of China-India interaction. Furthermore, the participants discussed the impact those factors have on Russia-India strategic partnership.

For more details, please visit the website of the Valdai Discussion Club.