This year Russia celebrates the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relations with the Philippines, and the 20th anniversary of ASEAN-Russia dialogue partnership. The upcoming ASEAN-Russia Summit in Sochi is going to be the highlight of the year.
What can be said about Moscow that hasn't already been said? It is an enigma; it is a beautiful, temperamental mistress; it is the end point of all roads. In a way, Moscow is indeed an end point, an apex and the largest city in all of Russia.