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French election fallout and fractures in the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas)

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8 July 2024

Episode 3370

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The latest from France as the election results come in. Then: Ecowas’ annual summit – can the regional economic bloc still find common ground? And, Indian-Russian relations as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, visits Moscow. Plus: the latest news from business and the world of sailing.

8 July 2024

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Why Modi is worried about Russia’s closeness to China

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India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, will be in Russia today and tomorrow, and is expected to meet Vladimir Putin. It is the first time that he has visited the country since 2015, though the two leaders have met at summits and have been in regular communication. Is the trip a sign that India is concerned about China’s growing influence on Russia?

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