Russian President Vladimir Putin’s movement eastwards can no longer be in any doubt. Attending the St Petersburg Economic Forum, the annual meeting Putin set up in his hometown to rival Davos, last week, was almost more about who wasn’t there than who was. While evening receptions hosted by Russian companies had opulence to rival the last days of the “ancien regime” at Versailles, the high-profile U.S. attendees of recent years — like Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs — were notably absent. The most high-profile foreign delegates were from China, like Vice Premier Li Yuanchao. More