In contrast to India-Russia historic partnership, Pakistan and Russia have rarely enjoy cordial ties. However,
the recent times show that both the countries are trying their part to normalize the relationship and use those ties in to best
of their advantage. The Pak- Russian ties where are motivated by interest, uncertainty and distress caused by Indian tilt
towards US in pursuit of its interests, is another reason behind intensifying Pakistan-Russian cordiality. While both interest
and uncertainty are core features of Structural Realism. This piece of research encompasses truly a show of engagements,
reengagements and counter engagements based on these two factors.
1-Fariha Ahmad Hashmi M. Phil. Scholar, Department of IR, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Imran Ashraf Assistant Professor, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Interests, Uncertainty, Pakistan, Russia, USA, India, Security Dilemma