Rajah & Tann's Francis Xavier (right) with Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev at the 8th St Petersburg International Legal Forum in May 2018. Mr Xavier says Russians are now casting their gaze East too.
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WHEN one thinks of Russia, typical images that pop up are likely to be those of KGB agents reminiscent of a James Bond movie and murky fortunes that can buy influence over democracy and undermine the rule of law.
But that is just one facet of life in a very diverse...