The tectonic shifts in the geoploitical world caused by the implosion of the USSR have left in their wake a deeply fractured global landscape. The Soviet breakup has also upset the balance between carefully crafted network of interstate relations based on norms and priorities of the Cold War.
"India and Russia: The End of a Special Relationship?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 48
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