What Can Asia and Russia Give Each Other? Third Session of the Valdai Discussion Club 12th Asian Conference
On December 7, 2021, the third session of the Valdai Discussion Club 12th Asian Conference was held. The session, titled “What Can Asia and Russia Give Each Other?”, was open for media.
Over the past twelve years, Russia's policy in Asia has been developing in the paradigm of integration with the regional market and increasing the level of political presence. However, the turn to the East has now slowed down even as economic relations with China are on the rise. The problem for Russia is determining its own contribution to Asian stability and development. The problem for Asian countries is the uncertainty of what can be expected from Russia and what its contribution could be. Has Russia reached the limits of its turn towards Asia? What can Russia offer regional partners in the new conditions and what can they offer it?