Russian-Ukraine Conflict in the New Global Order and Its Impact on the Indo-Pak Region: A Critical Analysis


  • Adnan Nawaz Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. Author
  • Zosha Noor M.Phil Scholar, Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Author
  • Tehreem Ahmed Research Scholar, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. Author


Pakistan, India, Global, Political, Ukraine and Russia


This research paper examines the on-going conflict between Ukraine and Russia in order to explore its influence on the global political chess board especially in the Indo-Pak region. The conflict began in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea and fortified separatist movements in Eastern and Southern Ukraine. It explores the historical context of the conflict including the shared history of Ukraine and Russia and probes the gradual evolution of the tensions between the two states into recent political quagmire. This qualitative research investigates into the geopolitical consequences of the current conflict on the regional security milieu and evaluates the relationship between Russia and the West as well. The conflict escalated in 2022 when President Putin ordered a large-scale invasion in Ukraine ensuing significant loss of lives and millions of Ukrainians fled the country to take refuge. Furthermore, multifaceted reactions of countries in the global South to the war and the potential implications of their actions have also been examined in this research. The US security cooperation with Ukraine, economic sanctions on Russia and the geopolitical consequences of the conflict in Ukraine on the regional power structure are important attributes to study the changing global power dynamics. The war has affected the political and economic facets of the Indo-Pak region as well. The fuel prices escalated and the food products‟ trade affected a lot in the region. The conclusion highlights the urgent need for a peaceful resolution through negotiations and expresses a dire need for the development of new global security architecture. 



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