India expands scope of Act East policy in a bid to reset ties with Russia
Move seems to reassure Moscow that Indo-Pacific concept is not aimed at limiting influence on Russia and China
Russia’s wariness over the Indo-Pacific strategy has seen it drawing closer to China, something that India has been eyeing with unease
NEW DELHI : India seems to be expanding the scope of its Act East policy aimed at engaging the high-growth economies of South-East Asia, bringing Russia into its ambit. The move seems aimed at reassuring Moscow that the Indo-Pacific concept is not aimed at limiting the influence of Russia and China in the region.