Book on modern Vietnam published in Russia hinh anh 1Director of the Centre for Vietnam and ASEAN Studies Mazyrin V. introduces the book. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam’s history, analysis of foreign policies and latest research on political and socio-economic issues in the country are featured in a scientific publication entitled “Vietnam Today”, which was published recently in Russia.

The book was an initiative of the Centre for Vietnam and ASEAN Studies under Russian Academy of Science (RUS).

Speaking at an event to introduce the book on October 5, Director of the Centre for Vietnam and ASEAN Studies Mazyrin V. said the publication offers an insight into Vietnamese economy, which is billed as a valuable source for Russian business community to look up experts’ evaluations of the economy health and trade relations between Vietnam and its partners.

According to Ph.D Nguyen Quoc Hung, one of the 25 authors of the book, the publication was compiled from 300 sources, including a line-up of official documents, research projects from many countries including Russia, the UK and France as well as online sources such as official websites of Vietnam and Russia and e-newspaper.

“Vietnam Today” was launched in coincidence with the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).-VNA