Duterte’s Pivot: Philippine Warship Visits Russia for First Time Ever

By Prashanth Parameswaran, Russia Insider LAST week, a Philippine Navy vessel begun its first-ever port visit to Russia. While this much-anticipated interaction is just one of several within the broader relationship, the voyage nonetheless deserves attention within the broader trend of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s perceived “pivot” to Russia as part of his wider independent foreign […]