(From left) Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the 11th Brics Summit in Brasilia, Brazil, in 2019.
9 min read . 25 Jun 2020
- Despite the Ladakh face-off, India’s foreign policy interests are better served by the Russia-India-China combine
- Despite nationalistic fervour, ties with China cannot be severed without hurting India’s economic interests. The RIC combine enables each partner to retain a fair degree of national autonomy