The effect on Vladivostok was extraordinary. Television interviews were done, in the same park frequented by the wedding couples, and because of these, dare I say it, 'the word had passed around.' The effect was that, while some conferences are known to grow smaller as their days turn over, this one grew and grew. I remember Friedman saying 'it’s set off an explosion in this city.'
Russia and China’s joint naval exercises in the Mediterranean have more than symbolic value
Looking closer at Karabash. The town that gained its evil reputation after numerous publications entitled "Karabash - the most polluted town in the world"