Achala Moulik

Victory Day Parade in Moscow

30 years of the dissolution of the Soviet Union

Russia experiences Smutnoye Vremya—Time of Trouble—that periodically occurs in that vast turbulent land until a Bronze Horseman (the poet Pushkin’s...

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India-Russia: 50 years of a landmark treaty

Following are excerpts from a new book, ‘Treaty of Peace, Friendship & Cooperation, 1971 commemorating Indian Russian relations’ by Achala...

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1973-2021: Old sins have long shadows

In early July 1979, President Carter authorized a $500 million ‘covert action’ program to overthrow Afghanistan’s socialist government. CIA named...

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The Indo-Soviet peace treaty crosses half a century

It was the first political treaty India made with another nation. It was in fact a turning point in India’s...

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Afghanistan comes full circle

Afghanistan has been called the graveyard of empires. But now it has become a graveyard for its own people.  ...