May 14, 2013
In 2012, Russia invested $2.2 billion in the ASEAN countries and received some $1.4 billion in return investment. There is immense potential for two-way trade and investment, according to experts
April 15, 2013
The growing and increasingly open rivalry between the US and China is adding to Russia’s weight in matters of foreign policy
April 7, 2013
Besides seeking Asian partners to jointly develop the country's northern shelf, oil-giant Rosneft is eager to enlist foreign support in its on-going battle with Gazprom for the liberalisation of Russian LNG exports
February 20, 2013
Gazprom Marketing & Trading is planning to sell up to 2 million tonnes of LNG in 2013, exceeding the 2012 level.
February 20, 2013
Au pairs can earn more in Russia than at home, and the conditions they live in are not as terrible as many had originally anticipated
January 30, 2013
The interpretation of Eurasia as the territory of the former Russian Empire and the Soviet Union is now outdated
November 26, 2012
Converting a part of the Roerich family estate in Bangalore into a garbage dump is sacrilegious and an insult to the memory of a couple who spent a lifetime bringing the people of Russia and India together
November 23, 2012
Crude from the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline has the potential to rival Brent and Light Sweet in the Asia-Pacific region by 2015
November 5, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev travels to Laos on Monday to attend the 9th summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ACEM). The visit to Vientiane will continue until November 6.
October 28, 2012
Neither India nor Russia has a “bloc mentality” and cannot conceivably form any alliances in the region, nor can they afford to remain detached as passive onlookers since vital interests are at stake
October 25, 2012
The United States will continue expanding its global missile shield in Asia, including in South Korea, to counter a possible missile threat from North Korea, US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said.
October 22, 2012
The focus has come to be on keeping peace and tranquility on the disputed border regions where friction remains high
October 19, 2012
Four female and six male white-chested bears placed under the guardianship of the Ussuri Society of Hunters and Fishers at a private farm of Ivan and Lyubov Leshchenko in Dubovy Klyuch village of the Ussuri District.
October 11, 2012
NATO today is neither a treacherous threat, nor a coveted partner to Russia. In fact, the oranization’s role is largely symbolic. Russia and the United States would do well to turn their gaze toward cooperation in Asia, instead
September 13, 2012
Mikhail Krutihin, partner at the RusEnergy Consulting Agency, talks about challenges in the implementation of the ambitious $7.6 bn TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India) pipeline project
September 12, 2012
Moscow believes that the intentions to preserve foreign bases in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of troops from there in 2014 are contradictory, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday taking the floor at a ministerial meeting of th
September 10, 2012
On a pragmatic level, the defence and security cooperation may not witness drastic changes in just a few months, but its symbolic value towards, “fostering mutual confidence and goodwill” is a high premium towards a robust relationship
September 7, 2012
The chief executive officer of VTB Group, Andrei Kostin, has expressed confidence that the Russian rouble has good chances to become a regional currency.
September 3, 2012
Russia is ready and has all the opportunities to increase the supply of oil and gas in the Asia-Pacific region, said Deputy Director of the Russian Research Center for APEC, Ambassador Gleb Ivashentsov.
August 31, 2012
The range of expressions on the face of the big players on the Central Asian arena shows that there is extreme wariness about what they could be getting into