The Limits to Russia’s Pivot to Asia – Wall Street Journal
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To commemorate 20 years of relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or Asean, Russia on Thursday begins a two-day summit in Sochi, the same resort city on the Black Sea coast where just weeks ago President Vladimir Putin met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Moscow is signaling its own pivot to the east, and not just to China.
This Russian policy dates back to 2011, but is being bolstered because of Moscow’s growing rift with the West over Ukraine. Western economic sanctions and low oil prices…
The Limits to Russia’s Pivot to Asia – Wall Street Journal}