Putin looks to Asia as West threatens to isolate Russia

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  1. t_co

    t_co Senior Member Senior Member

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    Putin looks to Asia as West threatens to isolate Russia | Reuters

    For comparison, Russia's 2013 natgas exports to Europe were around 160 bcm. A target of 38 bcm to China is not really all that much. I can see the Chinese side actually pushing the Russians for an even higher number.
     
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  3. prohumanity

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    Good article but with many inaccuracies. US is not a major supplier of Weapons to India. Russia supplies 75% of all weapons and military hardware to India, followed by Israel at 10%. USA supplies only 7% of military hardware to India...note, only 7 %.

    Russia and India are jointly producing 5th gen stealth fighter jets, supersonic missiles and other naval warships and submarines.

    USA supplies heavy lift big aircrafts etc.

    I agree that Russia is getting closer to China and also, China is getting closer to India. Trade between China and India is reaching 100 billion dollars a year.

    New Chinese leadership openly express desire for good relationship with India and the new upcoming leadership of India, which is nationalistic will not be subservient to USA or China and probably will engage with China in expanding trade ties.

    Russia can not be isolated by west as long as 1.3 billion Chinese and 1.2 billion Indian are friendly to Russia. Russia in this way has lots of company.
     
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    Asian Treaty organisation (ATO)???
     

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