Russia continued to pursue a policy of vigorous engagement with Asia in 2016. Its policy toward the East serves its overriding goal of confronting the West and demonstrating to the world that Russia retains global reach. Given differences of perspective and interest between Russia and the big Asian powers, however, Russia faces an uphill struggle.
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Errata: In the September/October 2016 issue (volume 56 number 5, pages 836 and 849), there was a technical printing error in Figures 1b and 2 of the article by Ajay Raina that resulted in a loss of data on the graphs. This online article contains the restored figures in their original, correct state. The error is regretted.