Photo of the Russia's October Revolution (File photo: VNA)

Moscow (VNA) – An international workshop on the link between Vietnam’s national liberation struggle and Russia’s October revolution was organised in Moscow on November 9 as part of activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 7).

The event took place amid Vietnam – Russia relations having new impetuses for their development.  In designing its new policies towards Southeast Asia, Russia considers Vietnam’s role as a door for it to enter the region of political and economic significance.

At the event, Director of the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History Andrei Sorokin said numerous activities have been conducted and jointly organised by Vietnam and Russia in the year of celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution, adding that the workshop as well as the debut of the book “Soviet Union and Vietnam in Indochina War” are among of the activities.-VNA