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Trump Miscalculates the Importance of ASEAN

The 2019 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit held in Thailand earlier this week has given a signal of how the regional order is beginning to change. The ASEAN platform serves as a biannual conference between 10 Southeast countries, with Papua New Guinea and East Timor having observer status. ASEAN focusses on issues of […]


Russia analyzes the supply of airplanes and helicopters to Thailand

BANGKOK – The supply of Russian equipment, including airplanes and helicopters, was among the issues discussed in negotiations with Thai leaders in Bangkok, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev. “During the negotiations we examined several issues… for example, the purchase of Russian equipment, airplanes and helicopters,” Medvedev said in a press conference. The head of […]

Russia, Thailand agree on the sale of military helicopters

November 7, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Mikhail Petukhov told TASS on Tuesday that Russia signed a contract with Thailand in September to deliver two military helicopters. “A contract was signed in September 2017 on the delivery of two Mi-17V-5 helicopters […]

Russian tourists to hit record numbers in Thailand

August 10 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Interfax – by Inessa Sinchougova Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted a significant increase in the flow of tourists from Russia to Thailand, during his trip to the South East Asian country. “Speaking of tourism, we are pleased to note that this year in the first five months, the […]

Southeast Asian countries thank Russia for strengthening regional security

April 27, 2016 – PolitRussia – Translated by J. Arnoldski The first informal meeting of the ministers of defense of Russia and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member countries took place on April 26th in Moscow. Sergey Shoigu discussed the situation in the Asia-Pacific region and approaches to ensuring regional security and the development […]