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The Art of the Flank: India and Other Asian Nations Join the Polar Silk Road
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The Art of the Flank: India and Other Asian Nations Join the Polar Silk Road
October 15, 2019

The best partnerships occur when all participants have special talents to bring to the relationship which makes a whole more powerful than the sum of its parts.

Our Planet is So Small that We Must Live in Peace
September 24, 2019

I was in the Russian Far East, in the city of Yakutsk as a part of the Center for Citizens Initiatives citizen to citizen diplomacy program.

Our Planet is So Small that We Must Live in Peace
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Power of Diplomacy and Partnership at Vladivostok
Editorial
Power of Diplomacy and Partnership at Vladivostok
September 6, 2019

A new era of multilateralism and multipolar development is unfolding whether the Western media acknowledge it or nor. That new era is epitomized by the successful gathering of East Asian nations in Vladivostok this week.

Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum Wrap Up: De-Dollarization Tops Agenda
September 15, 2018

The US policy of trade wars and sanctions has triggered the global process of de-dollarization. Using punitive measures as a foreign policy tool is like shooting oneself in the foot.

Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum Wrap Up: De-Dollarization Tops Agenda
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Silk Road Fever Grips the Russian Far East and Boosts Economy
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Silk Road Fever Grips the Russian Far East and Boosts Economy
December 14, 2017

Now, with the integration of BRI and the EAEU, Russia has a great chance of fulfilling part of its Pacific Destiny… Today, that vision is alive with gold and timber in the mountains north of the Amur, fish in the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea, and gas reserves from Sakhalin island all part of a modern export chain.

Russia’s Far East Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for Investors
July 28, 2017

Russia’s government is offering tax breaks, special economic zones and other incentives to investors in the Far East areas of the country, including the Free Port of Vladivostok, to broaden the economy from natural resource extraction to processing industries and services.

Russia’s Far East Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for Investors
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US Bill Calls for Inspections of Russian Far East Seaports
World
US Bill Calls for Inspections of Russian Far East Seaports
May 6, 2017

On May 4, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea targeting its shipping industry and slave labor among other things as tensions continued to mount over North Korea’s advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act (H.R. 1644) is designed to undercut North Korea's economy by cracking down on the network of banks and industries that help it avoid Western sanctions. In particular, it cracks down on North Korean shipping and use of international ports.