China Has Options to Arm Russia Indirectly. But Does It Need To?
By A. B. Abrams
There are safer ways for Beijing to address Russian munitions shortages in Ukraine than sending Chinese weapons to the frontlines.
China, Russia Recommit to Close Partnership in the Shadow of Ukraine War
By Shannon Tiezzi
Anyone seriously considering China playing a role as peacemaker in Ukraine needs to wrestle with its constant and overt declarations of “unswerving” partnership with Russia.
China’s Growing Economic Support for Russia
By Joseph Webster
Beijing is rejecting the G-7’s price caps on oil and potentially providing other important economic support for Moscow.
China Moves to Fill The Void Left By Russia Sanctions – On Its Own Terms
By François Chimits and Antonia Hmaidi
Six months into the Ukraine war, China has not hesitated to fill the void left by OECD disengagement with Russia – but is taking care not to compromise its own economic interests in the process.
Russia-Ukraine War: The Economic Impact for the Asia-Pacific
Dingding Chen, Biswajit Dhar, and Bruno Maçães discuss how Asia-Pacific governments and companies are responding to the economic turmoil.
Amid the Ukraine Crisis, China-Russia Economic Relations Remain Lukewarm
By Danil Bochkov
China’s mixed signals on the Ukraine crisis extend to the economic realm, long a weak point for Sino-Russia ties.
Can China’s SWIFT Alternative Give Russia a Lifeline?
By Nathan Handwerker
Russia’s increasing use of the RMB and connectivity with China’s international payment system will struggle to mitigate the fallout of international sanctions.
Can China Shield Russia From Ukraine-Linked Sanctions?
By Yang Jiang
In the short term, the tangible support that China can provide to Russia is limited, but the strategic implications are more profound.
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.
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.
Can China and Russia Cash in on Their 'Best Period' of Relations?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite strategic convergence, and a public bromance between Putin and Xi, China-Russia economic relations remain underdeveloped.
China, Russia, and the Case of the Missing Bridge
By Ankur Shah
A bridge, a border, and the Belt and Road: a trip to where China and Russia meet.