Rajiv Sikri

Ronald Reagan with Mikhail Gorbachev

Gorbachev had a nutcracker approach

This is the second of a three-part article written by a retired Indian diplomat, who had a ringside view of...

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Mikhail Gorbachev rose when Russia was crumbling

This is the first of a three-part series on Mikhail Gorbachev and Russia by a retired Indian diplomat who had...

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When ‘public intellectuals’ go against public interest

They long for a Congress-ruled Nehruvian India, when a cosy elite dominated politics, industry and media.     Many self-styled...