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  • Affiliation : Director, ASEAN Center, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
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A Changing Myanmar: What It Means for the Region, for China, and for Russia

Myanmar is facing significant new political developments. Moreover, its international situation has already improved. In 2014 Myanmar will take over the rotating chairmanship of ASEAN and host an East Asia Summit meeting. These and other developments indicate that the country of 60 million is opening a new chapter in its history. We publish a round table discussion on Myanmar's role in the region of ASEAN, challenges and opportunities of its balancing between India and China, and Russian interests in this strategically important country.

A Changing Myanmar: What It Means for the Region, for China, and for Russia


SECURITY INDEX №2 (99), 2012