Soft Power in Russia

As part of our research, the Center for Soft Power is examining India’s soft power resources in Russia. The research will look at quantifying India’s soft power assets in Russia using specific data points under the following verticals – Ayurveda, Cinema, Cuisine, Art Craft and Design, Performing Arts, Yoga, Language and Literature, Spirituality, Education and Technology.


The above graph shows the gross import of Indian food products by Russia in $US Thousands, over the last 4 years.

The above figure shows the percentage that imported Indian food items constitute of Russia’s entire imported food item share.


This chart shows the percentage breakdown of yoga studios opened according to a corresponding range of years