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Vietnam Purchases Six Attack Submarines from Russia

Vietnam has recently completed a US$1.8 billion deal with Russia that will send six Kilo-class attack submarines to the Southeast Asian nation.

This move by Vietnam may be in response to China’s military buildup in the region and its growing economic influence in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam has been troubled by civilian unrest recently in protest of a growing Chinese presence in the country and the prospect of “Sinification.”

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