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The Ukraine Crisis Impacts Africa too

The Russian ‘special military operations’ in Ukraine, starting 24 February,with the intention of making Ukraine amenable to Russian rather than NATO overtures, has created a crisis in Europe. Besides the March 09, 2022 International Relations and Diplomacy , Africa , Police - Law and Order , Commentary , Russia , Africa , Ukraine , UNGA , Agricultural commodities

China: Daily Scan, March 7, 2022

China mulls giving more seats to people from grassroots, women in top legislature: Xinhuanet
March 6, 2022
Chinese lawmakers are considering a draft decision to give more seats in its national legislature to people from the gr....

Decoding ASEAN Response to Ongoing Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine crisis have further underlined the fact that in the interconnected world of today the crisis in one part of the globe have the potential of impacting the regions that are far removed from the scene of action. And especially so when major powe....

The Failed Epitaph (!) of Conventional War: Russo-Ukrainian War 2022

Many a scholar and thinker had penned the epitaph of conventional wars as witnessed in the 20th Century. New formulations of grey zone and hybrid war, and the era of multi-domain cyber, space and informational wars had been unveiled. Yet, all too oft....

China: Daily Scan, March 4, 2022

Agenda of 5th session of 13th National People's Congress: Xinhuanet
March 4, 2022
The preparatory meeting of the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on Friday adopted the following agenda of the session. ....

How is Central Asia Reacting to Russia-Ukraine Crisis?

Background

Central Asia has recently been in the geopolitical spotlight with the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and political upheaval in Kazakhstan. Russia’s special military actions in Ukraine have once again drawn attention to Cen....

China: Daily Scan, February 28, 2022

China appoints new minister of civil affairs: Xinhuanet
February 26, 2022
Tang Dengjie was appointed minister of civil affairs by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, on Monday.
Briefing by RIAC for VIF Experts on the Developments in Ukraine

The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) organized a briefing for experts at the Vivekananda International Foundation on the recent developments in Russia-West Relations and the escalating situation in and around Ukraine. The welcoming remark....

Brief Review of the Recent Xi-Putin Summit

The tension building on Ukraine’s border, where approximately 130,000 Russian troops are poised for a possible military offensive and the US and West are arrayed against Russia, provided an ideal setting for the Russian and Chinese Presidents to di....

Ukraine Standoff also Presents an Opportunity

Despite a flurry of diplomatic activity over the last few weeks, the situation around Ukraine is tense. Both Russia and NATO are enhancing their respective military build-up. Putin-Macron discussions held in Moscow on 7 February 2022 failed to res....

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