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Asia Insight

Russia courts Southeast Asian partners with authoritarian streaks

Putin looks to capitalize on wariness of China and the West

YUKAKO ONO, Nikkei staff writer,and NATSUKI KANEKO, Nikkei Asian Review assistant politics & economy news editor | China

BANGKOK/TOKYO -- A quarter of a century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is back in Southeast Asia, where creeping authoritarianism is giving Moscow room to maneuver.

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