December 21, 2012
Tashkent is having a ball and is carving out a lot of space for itself to manoeuvre as a regional power
December 18, 2012
Tashkent’s explanation that it is suspending its membership because it gives priority to bilateral relations over CSTO in its relations with Kabul seems likely to be an alibi
November 13, 2012
Fishery ship Jinpo Maru wrecked and sank in the Pacific Ocean some 40 kilometers away from the Southern Kurile island of Kunashir, the press service of the Far-Eastern regional center of the Ministry for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense /EMERCO
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 25, 2012
Mutual territorial claims are a major threat to security in the Asia Pacific region, according to secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev.
September 7, 2012
Russia plans to shift the emphasis in its foreign trade for the Asia-Pacific Region, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told the APEC business summit on Friday.
September 6, 2012
Ambitious infrastructure projects and cross-border investment could be helped by free trade across Asia and the Pacific. According to Economy Minister Andrei Belousov, 35 nations including Russia have agreed on this at the current Asia-Pacific forum
April 17, 2012
200 U.S. marines has arrived to northern Australia to protect American interests in Asia. Boris Volkhonsky examines what are these interests and where they are located
April 16, 2012
With India’s growing influence in Asia-Pacific region, the USA sees India as a beneficial economy for greater Trans-Pacific Partnership, reckons Jagannath P. Panda
April 9, 2012
Russia has no hidden agenda and plans to form military alliances in Asia and the Pacific, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wrote in his article ‘Russia’s policy in Asia and the Pacific: towards peace, security and sound development’.
April 6, 2012
Nuclear weapon in North Korea shook development paradigm of Asia-Pacific. As Six-Party Talks appear to have demonstrated a low degree of effectiveness, new mechanisms to reinvigorate these negotiations are urgently needed
April 6, 2012
A Pacific Fleet task force led by the Admiral Tributs destroyer will pay a visit to Vietnam while returning from an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, a spokesman for the fleet said on Friday.
March 27, 2012
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s visit to China last October gave many experts the impression that the man who will be Russia’s next president is going to focus most of his foreign policy attention on the Asia-Pacific region
March 14, 2012
Russian small arms and military hardware have been demonstrated in Thailand at Defense & Security, the largest weapons expo in the Pacific
January 16, 2012
China’s intensifying efforts to raise its profile in the geostrategic area is something seen with the naked eye. US analysts sound the alarm saying the Chinese simply “pick up” the countries the US administration failed to build relationships with.
January 12, 2012
The 20th session of the Asia Pacific parliamentary Forum has shown that the organization, initially intended to serve as a parliamentary body of APEC, is entering a global level. Among some of its key declarations is the proposal to create an Asia-Pa