Issue Brief on “Information Space: An Emerging India-Russia Strategic Partnership”


The second round of India-Russia Consultations on Security regarding use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) was held in New Delhi on February 15-16, 2018. These consultations were held pursuant to the India-Russia Bilateral Agreement on Cooperation in ensuring security in the use of Information and Communication Technologies signed on the sidelines of the 8th BRICS Summit in October 2016.

The Russian delegation was led by Mr. Oleg Khramov, Deputy Secretary, Security Council of the Russian Federation. Mr. Rajinder Khanna, Deputy National Security Adviser along with Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator led the Indian delegation. The Head of the Russian delegation also met with Mr. Ajit Doval, Indian National Security Advisor.[1]

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