April 19, 2014

Russia Accelerates Its Asia Pivot

Zachary Keck, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered that a special economic zone in the Far East be established as part of a broader effort to increase Moscow’s economic integration in the Asia-Pacific.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Asia Pivot, Asia, Russia


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