President Vladimir Putin

Kim-Putin ties

The Kremlin’s assertion that ties are flourishing in all areas, including “sensitive” ones, fuels speculation and invites scrutiny from global observers.

Indo-German Ties~I

The issue is: Has Germany truly grasped that its accommodative approach towards autocracies whether out of economic self-interest or in the interest of conflict-management by engaging deeply with them is subject to the law of diminishing returns? Further, has Berlin understood how damaging overdependence on absolutist states is?