Jay Tharappel

Indo-Russian Relations

Now that Russia is being heavily sanctioned, they may be forced to trade more in Indian Rupees, thereby pushing strongly in the direction of Soviet-era trade-relations. The Rupee trade came to an end with the collapse of the USSR (see ‘Requiem for Rupee Trade’ by R. G. Gidadhubli, 1992), following which, both countries effectively subordinated their economies

Yemen: UN Complicit in Genocide

The UN Security Council has voted to EXTEND the arms embargo, travel ban, and asset freezes on the National Salvation Government (NSG) of Yemen based in the capital Sana’a, which prevents the NSG from acquiring the weapons needed to defend themselves from the genocidal US-Saudi invasion of their country.

Russian Imperialism?

In 1920 Lenin redefined imperialism to mean the division of the world into “oppressor” and “oppressed” nations, with the former exploiting the latter, which comprises 70 percent of the world’s population – a clear reference to Asia, Africa, and Latin America. This raises the question of how nations exploit nations, which was largely by taxation, indemnity…