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Between BRICS and Quad

Geopolitical shifts have increased difficulties for India

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India has some tightrope-walking to do as the Russia-Ukraine crisis drags on for longer than anticipated. This much is evident from the recent flying visits to New Delhi first by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and then by Russian Federation Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Both developments need to be viewed in the context of India’s position over the Russia-Ukraine war, consistently abstaining from voting on all resolutions by both the West and Russia. The international community has broadly recognised the fact that India’s abstentions amount to a balancing act designed to protect its interests. But the growing isolation of Russia

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 10:45 PM IST

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