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Realignment of Power between Sino – Russian Relations in the Asia- Pacific Region: India’s Prospects and Response

Author Affiliations

  • 1 South and Central Asian Studies, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (10), Pages 17-24, October,14 (2015)


The main objective of the Paper is to understand the realignment of powers between Sino-Russia under the changing dynamic situation in the Asia- Pacific region. The Paper highlights convergence of interests between two great powers in the South China Sea and analyses the enhancing proximity after the Obamas Asia- pivot policy(2011). It explores the convergence of interests between Sino- Russian relations in the Asia- Pacific region such as like economic and energy interests, security interests and increases the proximity for establishment of multi- polar world order. The paper analyses the geostrategic importance of the Asia- Pacific region with new triangular series of the US, India and Japan. It highlights the joint challenges and perspectives for India and ASEAN countries in the Asia- Pacific region especially after the Chinas military modernization and its aggressive nature in South China Sea. The paper explores the consequences of power realignment in the Asia- Pacific region and its effects on Indo-Russian relations in the upcoming decades. The background of paper outlines the emerging geopolitical and geo- strategic trends in the Asia- Pacific region. And highlights how power realignment endeavors to difficulties for Asian Security Architecture as well as Indian Security.


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