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Petr Topychkanov

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Associate in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program. Previously, he served in the Russian Armed Forces (2003–2004) and worked in the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate (2002–2003). He has been a member of the editorial board of the Nuclear Club Journal (Moscow) since 2009. He has taught courses on the modern history of South Asian countries at Moscow State University’s Institute of Asian and African Studies (2006–2009), the Institute of Practical Oriental Studies (2005–2011), and St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University of Humanities (2006–2011). Petr earned his doctorate in history from the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Moscow State University in 2009. In 2007, he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship as a PhD student.

28.11.2016

South Asia: What will Trump's foreign policy look like in the region?

South Asia: What will Trump's foreign policy look like in the region?

In his policy in South Asia, President-elect Donald Trump will follow his understanding of the pragmatic and realistic interests of the U.S. Currying favor with the leaders of the region’s countries and beyond, will not be on the agenda

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11.10.2016

Deep military cooperation between Russia and Pakistan threatens Delhi

Deep military cooperation between Russia and Pakistan threatens Delhi

Russia's recent military exercises with Pakistan showed that Moscow still views many international issues through the prism of its relations with the U.S. Such a position might put Russia-India relations at risk

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21.03.2016

Nonproliferation requires more cooperation between Russia, the West

Nonproliferation requires more cooperation between Russia, the West

The very fact that Russia won’t participate in the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in Washington indicates that Moscow and Washington should reinvigorate their nonproliferation cooperation. But can they really work in the times of confrontation?

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15.12.2014

Here's how to raise Russia-India relations to a new level

Here's how to raise Russia-India relations to a new level

Despite the large number of bilateral agreements signed as a result of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Delhi, there are many obstacles to an improved relationship with India that require pragmatic approaches from both sides

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01.10.2014

Should Russia worry about Modi's visit to the United States?

Should Russia worry about Modi's visit to the United States?

After a whirlwind tour of the United States by Indian PM Narendra Modi, voices within Russia are suggesting a change of diplomatic strategy for India

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17.07.2014

Why territorial disputes in Asia-Pacific should worry Russia

Why territorial disputes in Asia-Pacific should worry Russia

In order to protect its national interests and security, Russia has no other alternative but to seek a peaceful de-escalation of tensions between China and Japan

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13.06.2014

Russia and US will try to win over India. Good luck!

Russia and US will try to win over India. Good luck!

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi coming to power in India, both Russia and the U.S are hopeful that they can influence the new foreign policy agenda in India

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