Q.2 Coping with the complex dynamic of Russia’s relations with the West has been an enduring element of independent India’s foreign policy. In the context of this, examine the current contradictions between Russia and the West and its significance for India. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/why-the-russia-west-equation-matters-to-india-7682639/ In the intro, mention the current tensions between the West and Russia over the Ukraine issue. In the body mention how Russia has always influenced modern India’s worldview from the impact of1917 Revolution to following the elements of Soviet model of economic development to deep security ties. In the next part, mention Russia’s … Continue reading Q.2 Coping with the complex dynamic of Russia’s relations with the West has been an enduring element of independent India’s foreign policy. In the context of this, examine the current contradictions between Russia and the West and its significance for India. (10 Marks)