Russia
Russia’s Ukraine War and the Concept of Balance of Power since Congress of Vienna

Prologue
From Congress of Vienna to the beginning of the First World War; Europe survived for nearly a century without a major war like the one it saw ended with the Battle of Waterloo or the one it would see starting in 1914. During this....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 49, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

COMMENTARY

Netanyahu's return may augur well for India-Israel-Africa trilatera....

China: Daily Scan, December 05, 2022

China, Russia co-chair 26th session of committee for meetings between heads of gov't: Xinhuanet
December 2, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Friday co-chaired the 26th session of the committee for regular meetings betwe....

China: Daily Scan, December 01, 2022

Coronavirus in China: cities ease some rules, ban blocking of exits amid protests and surge in cases: South China Morning Post
November 28, 2022
Authorities in Beijing and Guangzhou have eased some zero-Covid measures and warned....

India and the South Caucasus

It is desirable to draw a pen -picture of South Caucasus before discussing India’s policy towards the region and its relations with the individual countries in the region. The collapse of the USSR in 1991 resulted in the emergence of 15 independ....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 48, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

COMMENTARY

Zimbabwe without Robert Mugabe: What has changed?
A climate ....

VIF-RIAC Round Table on “Keeping Track of the Ukraine Crisis; New Phase and Progressing Strategic Implications”

The Russian International Affairs Council and Vivekananda International Foundation jointly organised an online Round Table on the Ukraine Crisis and its implications on October 13, 2022. The Round Table was jointly chaired by Dr. Andrey Kortunov, Dir....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 25, 2022

Afghanistan
Putin: Forming 'Truly Inclusive Afghan Govt' is Priority: Tolo News
Russian President Vladmir Putin said that the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan is a priority for Russia and the countries of th....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 47, 2022)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

COMMENTARY

The returning of Africa and Europe’s ghosts
The time has com....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 17, 2022

Afghanistan
Envoys of Over 10 Countries Discuss Afghanistan at Moscow Format: Tolo News
Representatives and officials from more than 10 countries exchanged views on the Afghan situation in the "Moscow Format" meeting on Afghan....

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