Editorial, The Times of India | December 10, 2009
The New Delhi-Moscow relationship has reached a high with the signing of a nuclear agreement "essentially [enabling] India to start positioning its civilian nuclear sectors as a buyer's market." ++ Companies in the West should lobby their governments to ensure smooth nuclear trade with India. ++ Now that Washington and Moscow are moving closer, New Delhi no longer has to choose between them, but can take advantage of its close ties with both. ++ It remains important that India weans its armed forces from reliance on Russian equipment.