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From Russia With Trade

I just returned from the 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, where leaders made steady advances to boost global free trade.  A former Soviet era outpost, Vladivostok was once off-limits to foreigners as well as Soviet citizens. Russia made an impressive showing for the visiting APEC business and government leaders, spending billions of dollars on stunning new bridges and an entirely new university campus, where the APEC meetings were held.