Mumbai massacre: the aftermath

Indian businessman Sammy Kotwani and researcher from the Institute of Asian and African Studies Pyotr Topychkanov

Sammy Kotwani, businessman

1969 - Born in Mumbai
1988 - Graduates, Sasmira Institute of Textiles, Mumbai University
1988 - Joins family tailoring business
1990 - Moves to Moscow
1994 - Founder, the Imperial Tailoring Co
2008 - President, Indian Business Alliance

Pyotr Topychkanov, expert on Pakistan

1980 - Born in Moscow
2002 - Probationer, Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate
2003 - Graduates, Institute of Oriental Practical Studies
2003 - Personnel, Russian Armed Forces
2006 - Receives M.A. in oriental and African studies, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University
2006 - Postgraduate student, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University
2006 - Programme co-ordinator, problems of non-proliferation, Carnegie Moscow Centre

Today we will talk about the Mumbai terror attack. For several days, India’s economic capital remained under terrorist siege. Who were the terrorists, and what were they after? Who was behind them? And what are the consequences this attack may have on political stability in the region? We’ll be talking about it with Indian businessman Sammy Kotwani and researcher from the Institute of Asian and African Studies Pyotr Topychkanov.