Indonesia-Russia military ties going strong

Indonesia-Russia military ties going strong

August 19, 2013 Elena Domashneva, special to RBTH Asia Pacific

Russia and Indonesia share a long history of military and technical cooperation. Russia has delivered 12 Sukhoi fighters to Indonesia since 2003; a further four deliveries are pending.

Russian tourist missing on Indonesia’s Mount Merapi

Russian tourist missing on Indonesia’s Mount Merapi

August 14, 2013 Gleb Fedorov, RBTH Asia Pacific

Nearly a hundred Indonesian police and rescue workers are involved in a search operation on the slopes of Mount Merapi, a volcano in Yogyakarta district on Java, to find a Russian tourist who went missing last weekend, the local media report

Round the World with 7 Cats, a Dream & a Little Help from His Friends

Round the World with 7 Cats, a Dream & a Little Help from His Friends

July 4, 2013 Mikhail Tsyganov

"Even if I were told when leaving that I won't be back, I would have still went to sea, as very rarely a person is able to implement his adolescent dreams. And I have dreamt of sailing round the world all my life". Sergey Morozov

"Our beliefs may be different, but we all believe in the same God"

June 16, 2013 Darya Gonzales, RBTH Asia

Farid hazrat Salman, the head of the Ulema Council of the Russian Council of Muftis, speaks about ways of fighting Wahabi propaganda, about contradictions inside Russia's Islamic community, and about Tatarstan, a Muslim republic in the heart of a Rus

KAMAZ looking to set up assembly line in Indonesia

KAMAZ looking to set up assembly line in Indonesia

May 7, 2013 Daria Tikhonova, RBTH Asia

Russia’s largest truck maker KAMAZ is planning to set up an assembly line in Indonesia, reads a statement by the company’s major shareholder Rostec State Corporation, quoting KAMAZ general director Evgeny Pronin

Culture-3: WAYANG - the 3rd of the Four Pillars

Culture-3: WAYANG - the 3rd of the Four Pillars

April 17, 2013 Mikhail Tsyganov

"I have already written in my will that I want to be buried with wayang puppets. After all, wayang is all my life: in it I express myself, meditate, pray, even participate in politics". Dalang Ki Manteb Soedharsono, born 1948

Artist famed for Marilyn Monroe, Hitler impersonation drowns in Bali

Artist famed for Marilyn Monroe, Hitler impersonation drowns in Bali

March 25, 2013 Joy Neumeyer, The Moscow News

Pouting red lips and a delicate collarbone - he was Marilyn. Clear gaze, firm shoulders, trim moustache - he was Hitler

Indonesia to help Gunvor gain foothold in Asia

Indonesia to help Gunvor gain foothold in Asia

March 19, 2013 Olga Senina, special to RBTH Asia

The world's fourth largest commodity trading company, Gunvor, which sells some 30 percent of Russian oil, is eyeing a stake in a PT Oiltanking Karimun fuel terminal in Indonesia. Among other things, the terminal will be selling fuel made from Russia'

Splendid Isolation after Horrible Noise at Bali

Splendid Isolation after Horrible Noise at Bali

March 19, 2013 Mikhail Tsyganov

"It is an act of purifying the world around you and the final battle between man and various characters and emotional flaws that haunt his existence - the demon within his body and soul". Nyoman Sugi Lanus, Balinese Hindu scholar

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