September 23, 2020
Sino-Russian Economic Cooperation in Central Asia is Not What It Seems to Be
By Varshini Sridhar
China and Russia are partners in Central Asia, but their cooperative efforts are not as robust as they often claim.
September 18, 2020
Russia, China, and the Indo-Pacific: An Interview With Dmitri Trenin
By Jongsoo Lee
“Russia has ‘pivoted’ to itself, as a major independent player, with China its key strategic partner.”
August 31, 2020
Why China Will Support Russia in Belarus
By Brian G. Carlson
In responding to the political turmoil, Moscow can count on support from China, which has rapidly expanded its own interests in Belarus.
August 28, 2020
Is Putin’s Russia Seeking a New Balance Between China and the West?
By Stanislaw Skarzynski and Daniel Wong
20 years ago, Putin flipped Russia's entire strategic orientation on its head. Is he ready to do so again?
August 28, 2020
Rosneft’s Vietnam Exit Hints at Russia Inc.’s Future in Asia
By Nick Trickett
Moscow is going to have to toe Beijing’s line as competition and pressure from Washington ramps up.
August 13, 2020
What You May Not Know About Sino-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic and Why it Matters
By Sherri Goodman and Yun Sun
Despite disagreement on specific issues, China and Russia are aligning themselves strategically in the Arctic. Washington needs to pay attention.
July 29, 2020
Post-COVID, China Set to Gain in Central Asia
By Aleksey Asiryan
Beijing is well positioned to continue growing its influence in Central Asia, though some challenges remain ahead.
June 03, 2020
What Are the Implications of China’s Growing Security Role in Central Asia?
By Ian J.Lynch
China’s rise in Central Asia has been swift.
May 21, 2020
COVID-19: A Reckoning for Russia’s Asian Energy Aims
By Nicholas Trickett
As COVID-19 fundamentally disrupts the energy market, Russia’s economic reliance on China deepens without much prospect for future growth.
May 08, 2020
Should China Worry About the Russia-US Reset?
By (Frank) Ka-Ho Wong
It's unlikely even the coronavirus will be enough to thaw U.S.-Russia ties -- and break China-Russia bonds.
May 05, 2020
COVID-19: Trouble on the China-Russia Border
By Ankur Shah
China closed its border to prevent imported cases from Russia. Now Russians fear a surge in infections from stranded Chinese travellers.
March 29, 2020
China, Russia, and Arctic Geopolitics
By Ling Guo and Steven Lloyd Wilson
China’s burgeoning role in the Arctic could translate into direct competition with Russia.