Ep. 654: Can India Mediate Between Russia and Japan?

Trilateral engagement between Russia, India and Japan is emerging, with Pacific Russia and the Russian Far East at its centre. However, the agenda in discussions so far has been limited to trade issues. Aditya Pareek and Suyash Desai discuss an approach India could take to further its strategic goals by helping Russia and Japan fix their troubled relationship.

Links to Articles Mentioned in the Episode:

Aditya Pareek’s Opinion piece in Hindustan Times arguing for India to mediate in Russia-Japan relations

Ambassador Krishnan Srinivasan’s article in the Hindu

Aditya Pareek’s Opinion piece in Asia Times discussing the Quasi Fisheries Trade War inflicted by China on Russia