RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – March 25, 2013

TODAY: Berezovsky found dead, friends suspect foul play, Russian media show little sympathy, personal troubles and suicide suggested; Xi Jinping takes indirect swipe at U.S. in wake of Russia visit; Russian wealth in Cyprus; Magnitsky trial begins again; pro-Pussy Riot priest seeking asylum. Police say they have found no evidence of third-party involvement in the […]

Obama in Thailand – Time to Look Beyond the Asia Pivot

President Obama needs to look at relations with ASEAN countries on their own merit, not just in relation to Washington’s China strategy. Thailand, in particularly, offers important opportunities.