Northeast Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia is hosting Eastern Economic Forum (EEF-2017)

The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) has started at Russky Island, which is part of Russia’s city of Vladivostok, on September 6-7, 2017. The delegates from at least 24 countries including the US, Japan, China, Australia, Canada, Britain and Germany are attending the gathering. From India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is attending the forum. The ..


World’s longest cable-stayed bridge unveiled by Russia

Russia has brought out the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge (1,104 m) linking Vladivostok to Russky Island. Russia is spending 20 billion US dollars in pursuit of its Soviet-era dream of turning the port into a Russian version of San Francisco to pull massive investment. This troubled multi-billion investment is directed at reviving the country’s distant ..