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Russian missile cruiser in Manila

Ted Aljibe AFP

Posted at Apr 20 2017 09:31 PM

Russian missile cruiser in Manila

Russian sailors of the missile cruiser Varyag stand next to the missile launch pad as the vessel arrives at the international port of Manila on Thursday.  A Russian warship docked in Manila on April 20 in a visit aimed at boosting ties between the two countries as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pivots his nation's foreign policy towards Moscow and Beijing.