K.A. Dhananjay

K.A. Dhananjay


K.A. Dhananjay is a Researcher at Gateway House working on Foreign Policy and Geopolitics. He has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirappalli. His research interests include European and Indo-Pacific geopolitics, International Law and the G20.




G20, Geopolitics

Last modified: October 17, 2022

Recent projects

CBR Courtesy: Central Bank of Russia
15 September 2022 Gateway House

‘Russia is not doomed…’

Russia, the founding member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), has been hit by Western sanctions on its energy exports and financial system. Still, Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs at the Russian International Affairs Council, sees new opportunities to be seized. Deepening India-Russia business engagement is one, and the SCO as a constructive and accommodating force is another. K.A. Dhananjay from Gateway House spoke to Timofeev who visited Mumbai recently.

sco meeting pngf Courtesy: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kazakhstan
4 August 2022 Gateway House

A fruitful SCO foreign ministers’ meet

The SCO foreign ministers met in Tashkent in July to plan for the all-important SCO summit in September. New additions and old issues remain, but the SCO is now growing into a significant grouping, with importance to India
G7GS Courtesy: telegraphindia.com
13 July 2022 Gateway House

The G7 woos the global south

The G7 has reached out to emerging economies which have, of late, been facing challenges on the economic front, brought on by the lingering pandemic and the mismanagement of the Ukraine crisis. They are also seeking, from the global south, a broader acceptance of their world view. Will it be forthcoming?

sanctions Courtesy: The Loadstar
6 July 2022 Gateway House

Detailing Western sanctions against Russia

The West is using the Ukraine crisis as a watershed moment to weaponize sanctions in a volatile global setting. This infographic shows the extent and scale of Western sanctions against Russia, both public and private, across different sectors, and in a coordinated manner.