"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
As set out here, Russia is "keen" to join in the Asian Regional Cooperation Agreement in Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery (RCACPAR) now that it is coming into effect after being ratified by 11 countries.