Asia-Pacific Digest:Russian women embracing Islam and T-90 tank in Thailand
RBTH ASIA Team
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Articles and features about the Russian ‘flying tank’ in Thailand, potential Japanese investments in the Kurils and Russia-Vietnam joint automobile manufacturing were among the Asia-Pacific highlights on rbth.com.
The Russian Flying Tank is ideally suited for warfare in Thailand’s tropical conditions. The T-90 would also dramatically improve the fighting capabilities of the Royal Thai Army’s armoured cavalry battalions.
Russia, where the concept of God was frowned upon for seven decades under communism, is witnessing a rapid religious renaissance. Some Russians are discovering Islam. RBTH spoke with three Russian women who chose to become Muslims.