Geopolitics and security in South Asia. Russian perspective


Threat to regional stability arising from the presence of Islamic State in Afghanistan as the reason for its renewed interest there. In this context, building relations with Pakistan became relevant due to its strategic location and influence.

Fragment of the speech of Leonid Savin during conference in Islamabad, December 2018.

Kashmir Quagmire

Since the partition of sub-continent, Indian forces are illegally occupying the territory of Jammu and Kashmir. They are using every available illegal means to suppress the freedom struggle of the Kashmiri people.