March 14, 2020
How Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Affect Russia-China Relations?
By Ka-Ho Wong
The current disruption to ties doesn’t change the structural features uniting Moscow and Beijing.
March 06, 2020
What Their Ever-Changing ‘Consultations’ Tell Us About China-Russia Relations
By Sunjae Kim and Taeho Kim
The vice-ministerial talks touch on THAAD, the Korean Peninsula, and (implicitly) soft balancing.
November 08, 2019
Cooperation, Co-existence or Clash? China and Russia’s Ambitions in Central Asia
By Benno Zogg
The two powers’ approaches to Central Asia may be a good indicator of their current partnership and future relations.
July 02, 2019
Osaka G20: The Important Meeting Most Media Missed
By Andrey Panevin
The Sino-Russian partnership has growing appeal for other countries (including India) as the West flounders.
May 01, 2019
Putin in Beijing: What Drives China-Russia Relations?
By Nicholas Trickett
Market complementarity, political pressures, and the old dictum to follow profit shape Sino-Russian economic ties.
April 18, 2019
China and Russia Pose Different Problems for the US. They Need Different Solutions.
By James Dobbins, Howard J. Shatz, and Ali Wyne
One is a resurgent power focused on economic preeminence; the other a declining power fomenting chaos.
November 13, 2018
China, Russia, and US Sanctions on North Korea
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insight from Sharyl Cross.
September 17, 2018
Vostok 2018: Russia and China’s Diverging Common Interests
By Zi Yang
China and Russia are sending a message to the U.S. – and to each other – with their display of military might.
September 14, 2018
When Will Closer China-Russia Cooperation Impact US Policy Debate?
By Robert Sutter
Washington is debating Russia and China policy separately. It needs to consider the emerging Russia-China axis.
June 06, 2018
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
By Dai Weilai
The emerging U.S.-China trade war will make a China-Russia axis even more likely.
April 26, 2017
The Reality of the Sino-Russian Oil Alliance
By Nicholas Trickett
Russia’s oil ties with China are deepening but markets, not politics, drive the evolving relationship.
February 23, 2017
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
By John S. Van Oudenaren
The conditions just aren't right for Kissinger-style triangular diplomacy.