07 July 2021

Press review: Why ASEAN is moving closer to Russia and US may soften sanctions policy


Top stories from the Russian press on Wednesday, July 7th Nezavisimaya Gazeta: ASEAN countries see Russia as counterweight to balance US, ChinaRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi were focused on boosting both countries’ strategic partnership ties. In particular, the parties discussed Russian deliveries of military equipment, and prospects for the production of the Sputnik V vaccine in Indonesia, Nezavisimaya [...]