Asia-Pacific Digest: Asian investors in Russia and Sino-Russian trade

Articles and features about Chiang Kai-shek's son's life in Russia, the impact of low oil prices on Sino-Russian trade and 7 Russian roles that could help Leonardo DiCaprio win an Oscar were among the Asia-Pacific highlights on rbth.com.

Japan, India top Asian investors in Russia - Eurasian Development Bank

January 19, 2016Alexei Lossan, RBTH

Despite a rapid development in economic ties between Moscow and Beijing, China trailed behind Japan and India in direct investment in Russia, as of the end of 2014. The bulk of Chinese foreign direct investments in Eurasia went to Kazakhstan.

Chiang Ching-kuo’s eventful life in Russia

December 28, 2015 Ajay KamalakaranRBTH

The man who would become Taiwan’s president in 1978 lived in Russia for 12 years. In those eventful years in the 1920s and 30s, he studied with Deng Xiaoping, married a Belarusian woman, worked in the Urals and was virtually a political hostage of Joseph Stalin.

Low oil prices could delay meeting of $200 bln Sino-Russian trade target

January 18, 2016Interfax, RBTH

Moscow and Beijing were hoping to meet the target by 2020.

Russia ranks among the top 25 best countries in the world

January 21, 2016Gazeta.ru

9 wide-ranging factors determined the rankings.

7 Russian roles that could help DiCaprio win an Oscar

RBTH decided to pick several notable personas from the past that we would like to see
DiCaprio play.
 

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