Russia Seeks Help from India to Contain Sanctions Damage

The Russian embassy in New Delhi last week asked India for help with obtaining certain food supplies blocked by international sanctions imposed after the invasion of Ukraine. The Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO) obliged by arranging a meeting between Indian food and pharmaceutical sellers and Russian buyers.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during their meeting on the sidelines of the BRICS group leaders sumit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 16, 2014. Leaders of the BRICS group of emerging powers ( Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met today …