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India’s Invitation For Putin To Attend This Year’s G20 Summit Proves That He Isn’t A “Pariah”
The reality this entire time is that he and his country were never truly “isolated” from the international community nor regarded as so-called “pariahs” unlike the Mainstream Media claimed since it was only a handful of states within the US’ “sphere of influence” that treated them this way.
Indian Ambassador to Russia Pavan Kapoor expressed hope on Thursday while participating in an online conference on bilateral relations that President Putin will attend this year’s SCO and G20 Summits that his country is hosting. According to TASS, his exact words were that “We [are] also hoping that we will get [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin for the SCO summit in June and then hopefully for the G20 summit in September.”
Even though the US itself recently abandoned its prior policy of trying to “isolate” Russia after inviting it last December to participate in this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) events that it’ll host, it would obviously prefer for others to still keep it at arm’s length. India bravely defied this pressure from its newfound strategic partner all across the past year since its multipolar leadership will never unilaterally concede on their objective national interests like the US demanded.
It's one thing to invite the Russian leader to attend this year’s SCO Summit where he’ll be surrounded by representatives from friendly countries and another entirely to invite him to attend this year’s G20 Summit where he’d end up seeing his counterparts from unfriendly countries like the US and the EU. The first is still significant in and of itself but not anywhere near as important as him possibly turning up at that second-mentioned event and thus shattering Western perceptions about his “isolation”.
The US-led West’s Golden Billion had hitherto invested immensely in manipulating their people into thinking that President Putin and his country were so-called “international pariahs” but recently began to shift course after the New York Times (NYT) admitted that the anti-Russian sanctions were a failure. Nevertheless, it would still be hugely embarrassing for their de facto New Cold War bloc if he accepted India’s invitation to attend this year’s G20 Summits and stared down his opponents in Delhi.
The reality this entire time is that he and his country were never truly “isolated” from the international community nor regarded as so-called “pariahs” unlike the Mainstream Media (MSM) claimed since it was only a handful of states within the US’ “sphere of influence” that treated them this way. The NYT finally came around to admitting this and now the West is forced to deal with the fact that India just reminded everyone of its invitation for the Russian leader to attend this year’s G20 Summit.
Hopefully he’ll show up because it would deal an unprecedentedly powerful blow to the MSM’s reputation and that of those Western governments who they informally represent by proving that it was always just a lie for them to claim that he and Russia were “isolated” and “pariahs”. It’ll remain to be seen whether he’s ultimately able to attend or not since a lot depends on his schedule that’s obviously influenced by the special operation, but it’s still a welcome move that he’s invited in the first place.