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Is Russia’s Asia Outreach Bearing Fruit?
April 06, 2017
Is Russia’s Asia Outreach Bearing Fruit?
Russia's 'pivot to Asia' has failed to deliver, but is not necessarily an unmitigated disaster.
Is Russia’s Asia Outreach Bearing Fruit?
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
November 15, 2016
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
A review of Across the Ussuri Kray: Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains by Vladimir Arsenyev, translated by Jonathan C. Slaght.
Exploring the Far East Frontier of Czarist Russia
Vladivostok: The Many Lives of Russia's Far Eastern Capital
September 03, 2016
Vladivostok: The Many Lives of Russia's Far Eastern Capital
The city's transformation from a cosmopolitan trading hub to a Soviet military base and back.
Vladivostok: The Many Lives of Russia's Far Eastern Capital
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
August 02, 2016
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
Russia is moving S-400 SAM systems and Su-35S fighter aircraft to its Far East.
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
Russia, China and the Far East Question
January 20, 2016
Russia, China and the Far East Question
Are there any Chinese 49ers around?
Russia, China and the Far East Question
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
January 05, 2016
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
Why Russia’s Asia-Pacific diplomatic outreach struggles to gain traction.
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
Russia’s Far East Realignment: Defense and Security
December 29, 2015
Russia’s Far East Realignment: Defense and Security
Defense trade with the Asia-Pacific has always been a key component of Moscow’s relations with the region.
Russia’s Far East Realignment: Defense and Security
Energy and Trade in Russia's Far East Realignment
December 24, 2015
Energy and Trade in Russia's Far East Realignment
With increasing focus on energy and trade ties, Russia is looking to bolster its position in the wider Asia-Pacific.
Energy and Trade in Russia's Far East Realignment
Russia Seeks Far East Realignment: Domestic Initiatives
December 21, 2015
Russia Seeks Far East Realignment: Domestic Initiatives
Domestic Russian initiatives aim to capitalize on the country's vast far eastern region and boost ties with Asia.
Russia Seeks Far East Realignment: Domestic Initiatives
China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
September 05, 2015
China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
Despite the questions surrounding their economic relationship, Putin and Xi put on a show of solidarity in Beijing.
China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
China Eyes Land Giveaway Program in Russia’s Far East
January 28, 2015
China Eyes Land Giveaway Program in Russia’s Far East
Despite Russian concerns, Chinese media predict a new "homestead act" will boost Chinese migration to the Far East.
China Eyes Land Giveaway Program in Russia’s Far East
Why Russia and Japan Are Making Nice
November 24, 2014
Why Russia and Japan Are Making Nice
The two countries have economic and strategic interests in developing relations.
Why Russia and Japan Are Making Nice
The Kremlin Turns to China
October 14, 2014
The Kremlin Turns to China
A decade after the demarcation of the Sino-Russian Border, Russia is becoming increasingly dependent on China.
The Kremlin Turns to China
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
April 16, 2014
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
If America takes a more global, strategic view, it can make lemonade out of the sour Ukrainian lemon.
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
Japanese Optimistic on Putin’s Intentions to Develop Siberia
December 22, 2013
Japanese Optimistic on Putin’s Intentions to Develop Siberia
Japan’s business community responds positively to new initiatives designed to develop Russia’s Far East.
Japanese Optimistic on Putin’s Intentions to Develop Siberia
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
December 06, 2013
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
Moscow and Washington have yet to exploit the potential for bilateral cooperation in the Asia-Pacific.
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
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