The US Is Now India’s #1 Trade Partner, Jeopardizing Russia’s Pipeline Plans
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The US Is Now India’s #1 Trade Partner, Jeopardizing Russia’s Pipeline Plans

Russia’s “Return to South Asia” was supposed to see it build the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline as a means of promoting peaceful multipolar regional integration, but the US is about to jeopardize this plan after it was disclosed just days before Pompeo’s upcoming visit to India that America has suddenly become the South Asian state’s…

US Is About to Sanction the World if They Don’t Stop Purchasing Russian Weapons
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US Is About to Sanction the World if They Don’t Stop Purchasing Russian Weapons

The CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) sanctions concept of economically punishing countries that continue to purchase Russian and Chinese arms is about to become much more effective after the forthcoming global application of the “European Recapitalisation Incentive Programme”, which will see the US sanctioning states that don’t progressively transition away from their current multipolar…

US Sanctions Got India to Ditch Iran, Will They Get It to Ditch Russia Too?
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US Sanctions Got India to Ditch Iran, Will They Get It to Ditch Russia Too?

The announcement by India’s Oil Minister that his country will replace US-sanctioned Iranian oil imports with those from “major oil-producing countries” despite the dramatic Bollywood show that New Delhi has made up until this point out of “defying” US sanctions makes one seriously wonder whether India’s preparing to ditch Russia next if the US imposes…

Putin’s Visit to India and the Joint Russian-Indian Statement
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Putin’s Visit to India and the Joint Russian-Indian Statement

At the very beginning of September, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin paid a visit to New Delhi to hold talks with India’s prime minister Narendra Modi. The outcome of this meeting looks extremely remarkable both for the bilateral relations for Russia and India and for the political puzzle that is evolving in the region of the…

Here’s Why India Might Secure an Anti-Iranian Sanctions Waiver from the US
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Here’s Why India Might Secure an Anti-Iranian Sanctions Waiver from the US

The US doesn’t want to do anything that could risk Narendra Modi’s reelection next year such as inadvertently contributing to the explosive growth of petrol prices in his country, so it’s possible that Trump might grant America’s new strategic partner a waiver from the forthcoming anti-Iranian sanctions so long as India pledges to gradually reduce…