Материалы: ‘January 2012’

Russian Aid to Pacific Must be Open: Rudd

Adam Gartrell, AAP Diplomatic Correspondent Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has stressed to his Russian counterpart the need to be transparent with the development assistance it gives to Pacific island nations, amid ongoing concernsMoscowis using aid to buy diplomatic support in the region. Mr Rudd met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov inSydneyon Tuesday. With Mr Lavrov […]

Fiji Visit to Expand Russian Diplomacy Into Pacific

Updated January 30, 2012 10:29:27 Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, makes his first visit to Fiji this week… he arrives on Wednesday. Fiji’s Foreign Affairs Minister says the visit is an example of “Fiji’s work to diversify its global relationships and strengthen” its “economy”. But others fear its part of Russia’s plan to increase its […]