India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) waves to a gathering as Russian President Vladimir Putin watches during the inauguration of World Diamond Conference in New Delhi (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood).
Putin’s Turkish and Indian Gambits
December 12, 2014,
As Russia's economy continues to suffer under the weight of western sanctions and falling oil prices, Vladimir Putin has begun to build ties with nations that are more amenable to his style of leadership. Fiona Hill examines Putin's recent jaunts to Turkey and India.