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M. K. Bhadrakumar

M. K. Bhadrakumar

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Why Ukraine war has no winners

Russia expects grain harvest of 130 million tonnes of grain, including 87 million tonnes of wheat – “an all-time high in&...

EU stumbles over Russian oil slick

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán (R) with  President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Budapest, May 10, 2022 The European U...

Indo-Pacific strategy adrift in an illusion

US President Joe Biden and leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations at a special summit, Washington, May 12, 2022 The Chinese daily Glob...

Assad renews Syria’s bonds with Iran

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi (right) in talks with visiting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Tehran, May 8, 2022 The unannounced arr...

Saudi Arabia flexing its geopolitical oil power

Oil treatment plant in Yarakta oil field, Irkutsk, Russia. Ban on Russian oil risks sky-high prices and inflationary shock (File photo)  Som...

Make hay while sun shines - Indian, Chinese ways

Russian liquefied natural gas tanker at a terminal in Tianjin, China Europe and Russia are entering a fateful competition over energy trade. Euro...

Putin warns the US to back off in Ukraine

The Western narrative of the two-month old war in Ukraine imbued with the rhetoric of “democracy versus autocracy,” has dramatically chang...

US recruits Israel against Russia

Israel’s Iron Dome missile shield (File photo)  For more than one reason, the US President Joe Biden’s call with Israeli Pri...

US narrative won’t survive defeat in Donbass

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) with visiting UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, New Delhi, April 22, 2022  An extraordinary thing abo...

Russia pushes back western sanctions, revs up operation in...

Russian special operation in Donbass entered new phase The Russian President Vladimir Putin said defiantly on Monday that the western sanctions h...

Pakistan stirs up Pashtun hornet’s nest

Afghans protest against Pakistani air strikes, Khost, April 16, 2022 The Pakistani air strikes on Saturday on the eastern Afghanistan provinces o...

Battle for Mariupol is ending

Russian forces take control of strategic city pf Mariupol The Russian Ministry of Defence offer of surrender terms to the personnel of the extrem...

Russia’s Ukraine operation has no deadline

Fall is imminent of Azovstal iron and steel works, Mariupol, where thousands of Ukrainian soldiers and NATO officers are trapped. In his first ex...

Asian fault lines of Biden’s war on Russia

As relations with Tokyo sour, Moscow beefs up the coastal defence systems on the Kuril Islands that Japan claims as its own The tremors of the Un...

Israel reaches out to China, again

The Bay Port at Haifa on the Mediterranean, will be operated by Shanghai International Port Group for a 25-year period  The phone call to th...

Fake news in Kiev heralds cruel April

Ukrainian troops prepare to fight Russian forces in Donbass An indignant Moscow has angrily demanded a United Nations Security Council meeting on...

Donbass still remains key battleground

Chechen soldiers deployed to city of Mariupol, Mar. 31, 2022 The Russian General Staff gave an in-depth briefing on March 30 on the military stra...

China’s diplomacy on a roll in Kabul

China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) with Acting Prime Minister of Interim Government Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Acting F...

US resets the containment of Iran

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid (R) welcomes UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan at  the Negev Summit, March 27...

Biden’s reality check in Europe

Russian General Staff dy head Gen. Sergey Rudskoy during briefing on special operation in Ukraine, Moscow, Mar. 25, 2022 The takeaway from the US...

Biden wings his way to the borderlands of Ukraine

US President Biden (L) and Polish President Andrzej Duda (R) By a queer coincidence, former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright passed away w...