Anton Tsvetov
Anton Tsvetov is an expert at the Centre for Strategic Research, a Moscow-based think tank. He tweets on Southeast Asian affairs and Russian foreign policy at @antsvetov.

As Putin pivots to Asia and a US-led group pushes an agenda of containing China, external influences will pull Asean in different directions when it meets in Singapore

Moscow’s reasons for introducing its own mega economic project aren’t hard to understand, in the context of today’s great power competition. But its inexperience in leading such integration projects may undermine its ambition

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