Myanmar seeks Russian assistance in push for nuclear energy

Myanmar is pursuing greater economic cooperation with Russia including on nuclear energy, as U.S. and European sanctions increasingly isolate them from the rest of the world. Myanmar leader Sen. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing on July 11 met with Alexey Likhachev, director general of Russian state energy ...

Nikkei staff writers

Russia backs ASEAN consensus on Myanmar crisis

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed support for a Southeast Asian diplomatic effort to end the political crisis in Myanmar. Speaking during a visit to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, Lavrov said the Five Point Consensus agreed by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc ...

News Agencies

Russia Concerned Over Western Chemical Weapons Found In Vietnam, Laos, Panama - Official

Russia is concerned that UK and US chemical weapons have been found in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Panama, Georgy Kalamanov, the head of the Russian delegation to the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CSP CWC) said Wednesday. “We are concerned ...

SE Asia stocks edgy as Russia sanctions unnerve investors

Most Southeast Asian stock markets were largely tepid on Thursday, as concerns over US President Donald Trump signing the Russia sanctions bill kept investors on edge.Keep reading ...

Laos, Russia push for greater political, economic cooperation as foreign ministers meet in Moscow

Laos and Russia have agreed to strengthen their cooperative relations in areas related to politics and military capabilities as well as economics, trade, investment and technology. The agreement was reached during the bilateral talks held between Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and his Russian ...

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