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    Russia’s Pivot To Asia – The Caucasus & Suez

    by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Europe is in danger of being excluded from Asia with Russian and Chinese influence in the Caucasus and Suez regions.  Russia is the larger neighbor to the Caucasus region and maintains de facto law and order during occasional skirmishes in the region, which lies on ancient religious and tribal fault lines between[…..]

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    Russia, Azerbaijan To Continue With 2022-2024 Cooperation Action Plan

    Russia and Azerbaijan are actively implementing the Action Plan for the development of key areas of cooperation through 2024, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said.

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    Belarus To Export Products To Vietnam Via Russia, China

    Belarus and Vietnam have a Free Trade Agreement via the Eurasian Economic Union Belarus is reworking the logistics of its exports to Vietnam due to restrictions imposed by sanctions, and plans to use Russian ports and railways for this purpose, the Belarusian ambassador to Vietnam, Vladimir Borovikov has said. Belarus has a Free Trade Agreement[…..]

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    Moscow Outbound Private Investment Moves To Dubai

    Decisions may still be made in Moscow, but Dubai is becoming the Asia investment back office by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Sanctions imposed on Russian banks and the use of the Ruble have prompted, if not a mass exodus, then certainly a noticable trend of oligarchs, upper and middle class Russians relocating to Dubai. The reasons are[…..]

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    European Development Bank: Economic Fallout Likely For Central Asia

    Moscow will be looking to minimize a bumpy fiscal ride ahead for its Central Asian trade partners, while China can also lend a hand.  Central Asian economies can expect ‘significant collateral damage’ resulting from the war on Ukraine and international sanctions on Russia, the Regional Economic Outlook of European Development Bank has said in a[…..]

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    Russian Foreign Minister Visits New Delhi Amidst A Flurry Of Diplomatic Seduction

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russia likely to phase out the UK’s India attention as over-riding energy and regional considerations outgun London & Washington  The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, fresh from meeting China’s FM Wang Yi and the collective Ministers of Afghanistan neighbours, in discussions held near Shanghai yesterday, has arrived in India for two days[…..]

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    Russia’s Pivot To Asia – New Issue of Asia Investment Research Out Now

    The latest publication from Asia Investment Research, “Russia’s Pivot To Asia: How Russia & China Anticipated Western Sanctions” is out now and can be obtained from the Asian Investment Research website here. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has taken many analysts by surprise and together with massive, imposed sanctions has profound implications for global supply[…..]

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    Russia’s Pivot To Asia – Central Asia

    by Chris Devonshire-Ellis A look at how anticipated Western geopolitics and sanctions has seen Russia expand into markets in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, China’s Xinjiang Province, and Mongolia. The Russia-Ukraine conflict is altering Asian geopolitics in ways never seen before. The Central Asian countries (we have included Mongolia in this mix) have a long association[…..]

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    Russia’s Pivot To Asia – India

    by Asia Investment Research  India’s Partnership/Deals with Russia: Keeping Options Open With the Ukraine conflict about to enter its second month, Asian geopolitics have been turned upside down. India, along with several other Asian nations, has refused to get involved and has abstained from UN votes against Russia in recent weeks. The reasons for this[…..]

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    The Impact Of Foreign Investors Leaving Russia On The Commercial Real Estate Market

    Most are adopting a ‘wait and see’ policy with end June being the likely crunch time for rental contract decision making Although foreign investors in Russia may have stated their willingness to evacuate the Russian market and moved foreign employees out of the country, Russian real estate agents are not reporting a glut of available[…..]

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