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Yuan Jiang

Yuan Jiang

Yuan Jiang is a Chinese Ph.D. student currently studying at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Yuan Jiang is a Chinese Ph.D. student currently studying at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is affiliated with the QUT Digital Media Research Centre, currently focusing on the Belt and Road Initiative. He completed his Master’s Degree in political science at Moscow State Institute of International Relations as a Russian speaker and received a Bachelor’s degree of law from Shanghai University. He served as an Account Manager of ZTE Corporation and special correspondent in Asia Weekly and The Paper/Pengpai News, both in Moscow.

His writing has also appeared in The Diplomat, South China Morning Post, Australian Outlook (Australian Institute of International Affairs), China Brief (The Jamestown Foundation), Global Times (English Edition), U.S.-China Perception Monitor, Southern People Weekly Magazine, People’s Daily (Overseas Edition), Caixin and  Kanshijie Magazine. As a Chinese student and journalist, he has been invited to comment on Financial Times, Russia Today, and other Russian TV and radio talk shows. He tweets at @jiangyuan528. For more information, please refer to his LinkedIn profile.

Posts by Yuan Jiang
October 22, 2021

Is Russia Starting to Sour on China?

By Yuan Jiang
A prominent Russian analyst thinks the high point of Sino-Russian cooperation has passed.

March 06, 2021

The Continuing Mystery of the Belt and Road

By Yuan Jiang
There are still competing theories and explanations of what China's signature foreign policy platform actually means.
December 18, 2020

The Case for Australia Keeping Victoria’s Belt and Road Deal

By Yuan Jiang
Prime Minister Morrison now has the power to quash the state's MoU with China. He should hold off, at least for now.

October 16, 2020

The Age of Limited Globalization Is Upon Us

By Yuan Jiang
The pandemic has once again emphasized the winners (China) and losers (the Western lower and middle classes) of globalization.

January 25, 2020

Who’s Afraid of the First China-Russia Road Bridge?

By Yuan Jiang
Addressing the persistent myth that China seeks a demographic takeover of the Russian Far East.

January 23, 2020

Russia’s Strategy in Central Asia: Inviting India to Balance China

By Yuan Jiang
Russia’s invitation for India to link up with Eurasian Economic Union recalls the SCO expansion saga.
December 25, 2019

What Australian Media Gets Wrong About China

By Yuan Jiang
In 2019, China’s image in Australian media outlets took a noticeable turn for the worse.

November 08, 2019

The Curious Strategy Behind Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative MoU With Victoria

By Yuan Jiang
With no agreement at the federal level, why has China pursued 2 BRI deals with Victoria state?

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