Brief: Russia’s Eastward Turn
Ahead of next week's Geneva summit, Moscow is holding its largest Pacific drills since the days of the Soviet Union.
Background: Russia is following the trend and looking east, hoping to solidify its position on the Northern Sea Route and defend its remote eastern borders, some of which are still the subject of disputes with Japan. In a declaration of its eastern focus, Moscow is gradually building up, modernizing and training its Pacific Fleet. (click […]