Here’s How the Russian-Myanmar Strategic Partnership Can Stabilize the Latter’s Region

Here’s How the Russian-Myanmar Strategic Partnership Can Stabilize the Latter’s Region

Russia’s military, economic, strategic, and potentially even diplomatic support for Myanmar (the latter referring in this context to it possibly mediating the Rohingya dispute with neighboring Bangladesh) can combine to create effective “Democratic Security” outcomes for stabilizing this geo-pivotal state at the crossroads of South and Southeast Asia, which will in turn accelerate the global…

Russia Has South Asia’s Back in the Economic Crisis

Russia Has South Asia’s Back in the Economic Crisis

Through the combination of food and fuel exports (as well as planned pipeline cooperation such as is the case with Pakistan), the Kremlin has successfully leveraged its status as a commodities superpower to make strategic inroads in one of Eurasia’s most dynamic regions, which is accelerating the global systemic transition to multipolarity. Russia’s “Return to…

The Future of Russian-Bangladeshi Relations Is Bright

The Future of Russian-Bangladeshi Relations Is Bright

Russia is opening the door for India to comprehensively engage the former’s unofficial ‘sphere of influence’ in Central Asia as well as nearby Afghanistan in pursuit of their shared vision of balancing Eurasia so it would be a kind gesture for India to reciprocate by doing the same in South Asia vis-à-vis Bangladesh. Russia and…

Inter-confessional Relations in India and Bangladesh Aggravate amid Taliban’s Victory in Afghanistan

Inter-confessional Relations in India and Bangladesh Aggravate amid Taliban’s Victory in Afghanistan

It is no exaggeration to say that the rise of the Taliban (banned in Russia) to power in Afghanistan is one of those events whose significance goes far beyond the borders of this particular country. In particular, it played, perhaps against the wishes of the Taliban themselves, the role of leaven thrown into the dough…