Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (left) has been nurturing closer ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

Can Duterte expand horizons of Philippine diplomacy and keep his Washington and Moscow plates spinning?

  • Richard Heydarian writes that Philippine president is shrewdly courting major powers to his country’s advantage amid warm words from the Kremlin

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (left) has been nurturing closer ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP
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