FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 8 (2012)   

“Pacific Russia” is still a dream:
An APEC summit alone will not make the country a top player in the region

Published 4.9.2012

Arkady Moshes
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The APEC summit in Vladivostok is designed to emphasize just how much today's Russia aspires to become a recognized Pacific power. But the context in which the summit will be held only serves to highlight the challenges to which Russia is and will be exposed both generally and specifically.