The disintegration of Soviet Union is a watershed moment in international relations. The structure of international relations has been continuously changing then. The US became sole super power during this phase. After this incident, Russia’s role in global affairs has been regularly undermined-be it in Yugoslavia and many. However, Russia became assertive and pragmatic when Putin came into the helm of affairs of Russia. In fact, Russia started re-emerging in global affairs. It is in this context, the article explains how the world politics changed after the disintegration of Soviet Union. It expounds how Russia’s position got changed in global affairs since Putin arrival in Kremlin. Finally, the article also dealt what is the significance of Russian foreign policy in changing world politics.
Foreign Policy, India, Russia, Vladimir Putin