CLAWS Web Article, February 23, 2015
Ramya P.S, Junior Research Fellow, ISSSP, NIAS
The recent landmark defence deal signed between Russia and Pakistan has raised many eyebrows. Apart from the defence deal the two states have indicated cooperation in the energy sector as well. Also, Russia’s participation in Pakistan’s International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2014, suggests a larger strategic interest. The article attempts to assess the developments in Russia-Pakistan relations and highlight the probable concerns for India.