Russia could upset India’s US-China balancing act

//Russia could upset India’s US-China balancing act

Russia could upset India’s US-China balancing act

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin’s visit to New Delhi last week was the latest symbol of Washington’s desire for the two sides to close ranks against China’s increasing assertiveness, observers say.Yet in drawing closer to the United States, India could risk alienating its long-time defence ally and largest arms supplier Russia, with whom Delhi enjoys a “special and privileged strategic partnership”.Since 2016, the US has designated India a “major defence partner”, with the two going on to…

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