Asia-Pacific Digest: Putin's Beijing visit and SCO summit

Vladimir Putin gave an interview to General Director of China's Xinhua news agency, Cai Mingzhao.

Vladimir Putin gave an interview to General Director of China's Xinhua news agency, Cai Mingzhao.

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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.

Admission of India, Pakistan makes SCO very powerful - Putin

June 23, 2016 INTERFAX
SCO summit to kick off in Tashkent.

 

Putin about Xi: ‘He is a very good friend and a reliable partner’

June 23, 2016 INTERFAX
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.

The Russian anthropologist who refuted racist scientific theories

June 21, 2016 AJAY KAMALAKARAN, RBTH
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
 

Brahmos: Vietnam’s new killer Indo-Russian missile 

Known as the fastest and deadliest cruise missile ever, the Brahmos will give the Vietnamese armed forces a huge asymmetric advantage over China. 

 

When classical Chinese artwork gets a Russian touch

‘YINtuition,’ an exhibition by Moscow-based artist Alena  Savyuk , features rice paper paintings. It is being staged at the Moscow's Agency Art.ru.

Russia-China agreement on grain hub calls for investing $1.1 bln

June 24, 2016 INTERFAX
The memorandum to be signed on June 25 as part of President Vladimir Putin's visit.

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