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.
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.
February 01, 2020
Potholes and Bumps Along the Silk Road Economic Belt in Central Asia
By Li-Chen Sim and Farkhod Aminjonov
Belt and Road-related problems could prompt Central Asian states to re-engage more seriously with other actors.
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.
January 08, 2020
After US Strike on Soleimani, China and Russia Coordinate at UN
By Ankit Panda
Moscow and Beijing are increasingly taking steps in tandem at the Security Council in responding to U.S. actions.
December 07, 2019
What the ‘Power of Siberia’ Tells Us About China-Russia Relations
By Francesco Sassi
Are we on the verge of a new era of natural gas geopolitics?