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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam Times, the online newswire of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), launched its Russian version on June 17 at

The introduction of the site aims to provide information on the Party and State’s guidelines and policies, and promote images of Vietnam and its people as well as all aspects of Vietnamese society to Russian speaking countries.

The site is also a channel to reflect the friendship, people-to-people exchanges, cooperation in business, culture and art, the life of overseas Vietnamese, and political relations between Vietnam and Russian speaking countries.

Speaking at the launch ceremony, VUFO President Vu Xuan Hong said the site presents official, necessary, diverse and interesting news to international friends, overseas Vietnamese and local people.

It also helps people from around the world learn about Vietnam and then increase exchanges and cooperation with its people, he added.-VNA