India’s Response to the Russian Invasion: One Year On
22 March 2023
029 – 22 March 2023 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. [...] The Galwan Valley clash in June 2020, which led to the death of 20 Indian soldiers, changed the trajectory of India’s approach to China. [...] India managed to mitigate the negative fallout over its stance on the Russian invasion with the West and had diplomatically trod the middle ground in the initial stages of the war. [...] India has steadfastly refused to vote to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the United Nations. [...] While the entry of the private sector is promising, it is unlikely to herald major changes in the near future.