Asia-Pacific Digest: Putin's Beijing visit and SCO summit
RBTH ASIA Team
Vladimir Putin gave an interview to General Director of China's Xinhua news agency, Cai Mingzhao.
Articles and features about Russian anthropologist Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, Indo-Russian missiles in Vietnam, and a Moscow-based artist's classical Chinese art exhibition were among the Asia-Pacific highlights on rbth.com.
Russian president Vladimit Putin told the Chinese news agency Xinhua, that a certain drop in the total trade turnover is temporary and that he welcomes increasing Chinese presence in Russia’s energy market.
Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay, a Russian explorer, anthropologist and biologist, conducted years of research on indigenous people in Southeast Asia, Australia and Polynesia. Using comparative anatomical research, he refuted the theory that different human races belonged to different species, earning the praise of Leo Tolstoy