Caught between its growing military ties with the U.S. amid China’s rise and historical relations with Russia, India continues to walk a fine line on the war in Ukraine more than two months after Moscow’s invasion began.

New Delhi has joined much of the world in calling for an end to violence, but it has yet to denounce Moscow or Russian President Vladimir Putin, a neutral stance that was laid bare with its abstention from a United Nations Security Council resolution denouncing Russia’s war in the days following the start of the invasion.

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