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Russia aims to widen trade with India as energy ties boom

Moscow to send delegation in April but geopolitics and other obstacles loom

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in September: Russia surged from India's 21st largest source of imports to its fourth in April-December 2022.   © Reuters

ATHENS -- As India ramps up cheap imports of Russian energy, Moscow appears eager to expand economic cooperation with the emerging South Asian power in other fields, though experts suggest commerce may not blossom as smoothly as the Kremlin might like.

A Russian official delegation is due to visit India in April for a "full-scale meeting" of a commission on Russian-Indian trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation, Russia's government announced in March.

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