At last year’s meeting of the heads of states, relations between Russia and India were identified as relations of privileged strategic partnership partly because the two countries actively support the integration vector in co-operation of all the BRICS countries and EAEU. In contrast to the raw structure of the Russian exports to many other countries, Russian supplies to India are dominated by high-tech products, reaching up to a third of these supplies cost. Similar remains the share of these products in the import from India to Russia. This is an evidence of the due quality of our economic links. In addition, recently India is in vanguard of the wide use of different “flexible power” tools in modern Asia. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to the Russian Federation Pundi Shrinivasan Raghavan in his interview with the head of the Center for Eurasian Cooperation and Development (CECD) Olga Biryukova specially for the “Economic Strategies” magazine told about peculiarities of public diplomacy in India and prospects of integration processes in Eurasia and the BRICS countries.
Author page: Pundi Shrinivasan Raghavan