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Russian-Vietnamese Relations: Position and Prospects

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Dmitry Mosyakov  Today Russian-Vietnamese relations are developing in a complex political environment both for Russia and for the Asia-Pacific region. However, for Moscow, against the background of sanctions imposed by the West, the eastern direction of its policy has become a vital alternative. The task is extremely important – to create concrete substance to the […]

Ongoing Russo-Vietnamese Military Cooperation Ensures Regional Stability

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Dmitry Bokarev ht t’s a well-established fact that when two states are determined engage in defense and security cooperation in a bilateral format, they must enjoy sound relations before even thinking about such an undertaking. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) is traditionally one of the oldest and most reliable partners of the Russian Federation, […]

Andrew KORYBKO – ASEAN’s SEZs Can Help Actualize Russia’s Asian Sea Arc

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By Andrew KORYBKO (USA) Russia is in the midst of a transformational geo-economic pivot, whereby its previous Western-prioritized economic relations are rapidly moving towards Asia. As part of this historic shift, Russia seeks to spearhead three North-South vectors of trade, with the subject of this article being the one directed towards ASEAN. The Asian Sea […]

What Obama’s second term means for Asia – East Asia Forum

East Asia Forum – http://www.eastasiaforum.org – What Obama’s second term means for Asia Posted By Amitav Acharya On 11 November 2012 In International Relations,Politics,United States | 1 Comment Author: Amitav Acharya, AU Although Asian stock markets are buoyed and governments relieved by Barack Obama’s re-election as the 44th President of the United States, major uncertainties […]

The Russia – Vietnam comprehensive partnership

The Russia–Vietnam comprehensive partnership Posted By Carlyle Thayer On 9 October 2012 In International Relations,Russia,Vietnam | 1 Comment Author: Carlyle A. Thayer, UNSW, Canberra On July 27, Vietnamese president Truong Tan Sang met with his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin, in the resort city of Sochi, Russia. The two presidents issued a joint statement on […]

East Asia Forum – Obama and Asia

East Asia Forum – http://www.eastasiaforum.org – Obama and Asia Posted By Peter Drysdale On 12 November 2012 In China,International Relations,United States | No Comments Author: Peter Drysdale, Editor, East Asia Forum An Obama second term has been welcomed throughout Asia, including in China, although the hard-heads judged that Romney would have provided a steady hand […]

Maria Monica Wihardja – Indonesia and Russia’s presidency of the G20

December 8th, 2012 Author: Maria Monica Wihardja, CSIS, Jakarta Indonesia can play a crucial role at next year’s G20 summit in St Petersburg — partly because it faces many of the same challenges as the host country. Russia and Indonesia both depend heavily on the export of raw commodities. Both countries were former borrowers of […]

Philippines shrugs off China-Russia naval drills

By Shirley Escalante and staff The Philippines has brushed aside the joint naval exercises between the China and Russia, saying they do not add to tensions with China. Six days of joint naval exercises are under way between China and Russia. The drills, launched on Sunday, are taking place in the Yellow Sea off China’s […]

Asia-Pacific community’ idea wins early Thai support

The Thai Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, is prepared to include discussion of his Australian counterpart’s push for a new regional body at the East Asia Summit. Thailand is hosting the Asian meeting. The Thai leader and Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd have had talks in London ahead of the G20 summit. Mr Rudd has been raising […]