Growing bonhomie between India and US forcing ‘distanced’ Russia to get close to Pakistan, China

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets ready to hold an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the message that he will first and foremost convey to Russia is that the India-Russia defence cooperation stays intact despite the emerging geo-political situations, and specifically the US sanctions against Russian military exports.
Sources said India “will not allow its defence procurements to be dictated by any other country.”Russia remains India’s largest supplier of weapons. A source said, “Russia has been a trusted and reliable defence partner. Our relationship with Russia is deep rooted.”India faces a tricky security situation in its neighbourhood at present. Fighting terror that is relentlessly coming from the Pakistani side.