Modi and Putin discuss business and joint ventures at a conference that is economic cina.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin review a Kamov KA-226T helicopter painted in Indian Army colors during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia on Wednesday. Picture: Grigory Sysoev / Sputnik / AFP
There’s no real option to proceed with the complex internal workings for the Eurasia integration process without considering exactly just what occurs annually in the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
BRICS for the minute could be dead – considering the nasty cocktail of financial brutalism and social intolerance delivered by the incendiary “Captain” Bolsonaro in Brazil. Yet RIC – Russia-India-China – is alive, well and thriving.
That has been a lot more than obvious following the Putin-Modi bilateral summit in Vladivostok.
A menu that is vast up for grabs, from aviation to power. It included the “possibility of creating joint ventures in Asia that could design and build passenger aircraft,” protection technologies and military cooperation since the basis for “an especially privileged strategic partnership,” and a long-lasting contract to import Russian crude, perhaps making use of the Northern Sea Route and a pipeline system.”