December 01, 2022
Natasha Kuhrt on Russia’s Relationships in Asia
By Catherine Putz
A decade after Russia’s “Asia pivot,” Moscow is embroiled in a war in Europe. Where do Russia’s relationships in Asia now stand?
November 04, 2022
How Committed Are China and Russia to Their Strategic Partnership?
By Kevin Modlin and Zenel Garcia
Neither Beijing nor Moscow is willing to incur costs for the other; that puts clear limits their strategic partnership.
October 14, 2022
How China’s Air Force Can Benefit from the Russia-Ukraine War
By Jhao-kai JHENG and Lin (Kirin) PU
Russia has aerospace technology China has long wanted to access, and Moscow is hurting for customers at present.
September 21, 2022
China’s Public Opinion Is Shifting Away From Russia
By Mu Chunshan
Anyone relying only on official pronouncements and the state media may have missed that Chinese public opinion is turning against Russia – and toward Ukraine – as the war drags on.
September 17, 2022
Is China Breaking With Russia Over Ukraine?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China’s position has subtly shifted since the Russian invasion began, but the partnership with Russia is too important for Beijing to truly abandon its ally.
September 14, 2022
China Keeps West Guessing About Economic Pressure on Russia
By Joe McDonald
Beijing has avoided violating sanctions, but its purchases of Russian oil and gas rose almost 60 percent in August over a year ago.
August 29, 2022
The Rise (and Fall?) of the Polar Silk Road
By Marc Lanteigne
There is a sizeable gap between China’s ambitions for the PSR and its actual capabilities and accomplishments in the Arctic – and the gap has widened since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
August 22, 2022
Russia-China Relations: Emerging Alliance or Eternal Rivals?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sarah Kirchberger.
July 28, 2022
What Do Chinese People Really Think About Some of China’s Important Partners?
By Kristina Kironska, Yiju Chen, and Richard Q. Turcsanyi
A recent survey delves into Chinese perceptions of the U.S., Russia, Japan, Europe, Africa, and Singapore.
July 08, 2022
Wang’s G20 Meetings Highlight China’s Ukraine Messaging
By Shannon Tiezzi
China remains committed to reshaping the global order with Russia, and Beijing knows developing countries are the key to that effort.
June 22, 2022
From China With Love: Xi’s Birthday Call to Putin
By Hemant Adlakha
The latest Putin-Xi exchange should put to bed any speculation that Beijing is reevaluating its close ties to Moscow.
June 17, 2022
China’s Diplomatic Campaign Following Russia’s Ukraine Invasion
By Zhuoran Li
China’s diplomatic outreach is more aimed at advancing Beijing’s Indo-Pacific interests than drumming up support for Moscow.