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Russia’s imperial dream and Apec’s debacle

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Vladivostok, the enchanting venue of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum and leaders’ summit last weekend, is the main Russian port city fronting the Pacific Ocean. In 1959, after a visit to the United States, the Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev dreamed of making Vladivostok Russia’s San Francisco.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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