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Russia’s Pivot to the East : Putin’s Broadening Move
President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to Singapore this week, and in particular his participation in the 3rd ASEAN-Russia Summit and 13th East Asia Summit (EAS), mark an important step in Russia’s efforts to broaden its ...
Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit : So Who Gained?
The recent Helsinki meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin will be recorded in history as the commencement of a long process of stabilisation and normalisation of US-Russia relations, which hitherto have been described ...
Russia-China Relations : Alliance in the Making?
The meeting between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jingping in Vladivostok on 11 September 2018 and the first-ever participation of Chinese units in the Vostok-2018 military exercise have renewed speculation about the emergence of ...
Putin’s State-of-the-Nation Speech : Primacy of Domestic Politics
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual address to both houses of Parliament on the 20 February 2019 predictably focussed on the country’s domestic challenges. Like his 2018 speech it reaffirms his commitment to improving ...
New Putin Presidency’s Foreign Policy: What to Expect
The contours of Russia’s foreign relations with the West are not expected to change in the next six years, unless a dramatic shift takes place in Russia or the West. However, President Putin is unlikely to worsen the already ...
Russia-ASEAN relations : where are they headed ?
Prospects for the foreseeable future of Russia-ASEAN relations are questionable, based on current trends unless Russia accords it the time, energy and resources it needs.
Trump-Kim Summit 2018 : Russia’s Cautious Response
Russia’s relatively cautious reaction to the Singapore Summit’s outcome suggests that it seeks a role in the denuclearisation efforts of the Korean Peninsula.
Russian-American Relations: What Impact on ASEAN?
The current tension in Russo-American ties is likely to persist in the next few years. Would it have an impact on ASEAN?
Russia and India : As Close As Lips & Teeth?
President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India on 4-5 October 2018 for the 19th annual bilateral summit saw the signing of a major weapons system. This served relatively well Russia’s domestic and foreign policy objectives.
The Coming Trump-Putin Summit
Following his summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un, Trump now turns to Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin. Their high-level encounter this month might provide the basis for some tangible movement to ease bilateral tensions. ...