May 05, 2021
Russia Turns to China to Make Sputnik Shots to Meet Demand
By Huizhong Wu and Daria Litvinova
While pledging hundreds of millions of doses, Russia has only delivered a fraction. It’s turning to Chinese companies to help pick up the pace.
March 24, 2021
China and Russia Show Solidarity at Meeting of Foreign Ministers
By Eleanor Albert
The two sides, both under increasing Western pressure, expressed strong opposition to outside "interference."
March 10, 2021
China, Russia Agree to Cooperate on Permanent Moon Base
By Shannon Tiezzi
China has long planned to set up a manned lunar research station. Now it has its first international partner.
February 23, 2021
China and Russia: Vaccine Competitors or Partners?
By Elizabeth Wishnick
Despite cooperating on some aspects, China and Russia are also directly competing for the same vaccine markets - and the national prestige that comes with it.
February 13, 2021
Will the Biden Administration Push Russia and China Closer Together?
By Natasha Kuhrt and Marcin Kaczmarski
Sino-Russian relations are largely motivated by anti-Americanism – but that alone will only advance ties so far.
February 03, 2021
Russia’s Losing Bet on China in a Post-COVID World
By Nicholas Trickett
China’s economic maturation into a consumer economy is a gut punch to Russia’s economic model.
January 01, 2021
Russia’s Romance With China Is All About Keeping Up Appearances
By Gabriel Gavin
Closer ties between Moscow and Beijing are worth more as a threat than a reality.
December 31, 2020
India-Russia Relations Face More Trouble
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
India and Russia cancelled their annual summit for the first time in two decades. Is China the reason why?
October 14, 2020
China’s Bid to Conquer Russia’s 5G Market Should Worry the Kremlin
By Danil Bochkov
Russia’s overdependence on Chinese 5G equipment has implications for the country’s technological development and security.
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.