Asia-Pacific Digest: Soviet aid to Vietnam and Russia's original black gold
RBTH ASIA Team
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Articles and features about Russian investments in Asia, a new Russian-Malaysia business council, and security cooperation between Russia and Singapore were among the Asia-Pacific highlights on rbth.com.
Black caviar was known in Russia long before oil, and may just be more deserving of the term 'black gold.' The history of black caviar is intertwined with wars, religion, commerce and environmental issues. RBTH looks at the history of the delicacy.
Despite the fact that Moscow declared its "turn towards Asia" in 2014, during the last year and a half, Russian companies have not been noticeably investing in the continent. Two analysts from the Eurasian Development Bank explain why.