A new chapter has begun in the long-stale Philippines-Russia relationship.
With Russia deep in the trenches of global power competition, the contours of its long-term interests in the South China Sea are perhaps starting to take shape.
The Second World War was an unparalleled calamity for the Soviet Union. As many as 27 million Soviet soldiers and civilians died as a result of the conflict that started with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ended with the Japanese surrender in August 1945. Consumed by this existential struggle along its […]
Russian media reports that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged at a Monday meeting to do “whatever it takes” to settle the Kuril Islands issue to conclude a peace treaty with Russia. Russia and Japan have disagreed on the status of four islands since the end of World War II. In the 1951 San Francisco […]