International relations

Fact Check: White House National Security Adviser Misleadingly Describes Pipeline Company As ‘Not Russian’

Bash told Sullivan that President Joe Biden had “decided not to impose sanctions” on the pipeline. After Bash cited a Republican criticism of Biden’s handling of the problem, she asked, “Why are you giving in to Russia on this pipeline?” Sullivan correctly replied that Biden has “sanctioned several Russian entities“Regarding …

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The Chinese factor in Indo-Russian relations

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. IST. This discussion will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. IST. The link to watch the event will be available here. The special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia has, over the decades, distinguished itself as a long-standing and proven relationship. …

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Who is Ebrahim Raisi? Die-hard judge set to win 2021 Iranian presidential election

Iranian chief justice Ebrahim Raisi was due to win the country’s presidential election on Saturday morning, after the remaining candidates in the race conceded, including his politically moderate main challenger. Many Iranians feel sidelined by Iran’s authoritarian religious establishment. Millions of people boycotted the elections. The country’s election watchdog, the …

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