The article focuses upon the specificity of relationship between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) within the framework of Full Dialogue Partnership and assesses its key achievements and limitations. Arguing that the globalization of India’s and ASEAN international priorities requires an expanded context of cooperation, the authors explore the potential of the Greater Eurasia as the emerging global center of geopolitical gravity and economic dynamism through the prism of re-energizing India-ASEAN cooperation. In the authors’ assessment, the Greater Eurasia institutionalized by the format ASEAN-SCO-EAEU can provide India and ASEAN with an upgraded rationale for cooperation with positive aggregate effect for Eurasian economy, politics and security, as well as for the interests of the Russian Federation.
The article discusses conceptual and practical issues relating to the present state and perspectives of food insecurity in the Asia-Pacific region. The key factors behind Russia’s interest in cooperating with its Asia-Pacific partners in tackling food security challenges are systemized. The key directions of Russia’s possible projects and the mechanism of their implementation are elaborated on. The article argues that the key prerequisite for success in Russia’s influence upon Asia-Pacific food security challenges is the modernization of its Far Eastern territories. As long as the necessary measures, including those focused upon the development of Far Eastern agricultural sector, are implemented, the demand for Russia in the priorities of its Asia-Pacific partners will be increasing.