May 11, 2022
A New Russian Gas Pipeline Is a Bad Idea for Mongolia
By Munkhnaran Bayarlkhagva
The Soyuz-Vostok pipeline, part of the larger Power of Siberia 2 project, will make Mongolia even more vulnerable to pressure from its autocratic neighbors.
July 02, 2020
Mongolia Securing an Energy Alliance with Russia and China
By Bolor Lkhaajav
The Power of Siberia 2 project involves Russia, Mongolia, and China.
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.
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?
December 06, 2019
Russia, China’s Neighborhood Energy Alternative
By Eleanor Albert
The opening of the Power of Siberia pipeline draws attention to a blossoming energy partnership between China and Russia.
December 06, 2017
Transporting: Russia’s Rent Addiction and Far East Infrastructure
By Nicholas Trickett
Political excitement about infrastructure development in Russia's Far East seems to exist in a parallel universe.
January 14, 2017
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
By Samir Tata
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
June 27, 2016
What Is China and Russia's 'Eternal Friendship' Worth?
By Catherine Putz
Despite attesting to their closeness and political alignment, hard economic returns are a long time coming.
December 24, 2015
Energy and Trade in Russia's Far East Realignment
By Duncan Brown
With increasing focus on energy and trade ties, Russia is looking to bolster its position in the wider Asia-Pacific.
December 18, 2015
China, Russia Try to Brave Economic Headwinds
By Shannon Tiezzi
Prime Minister Medvedev and Premier Li recommit to closer economic ties, despite lackluster trade numbers for 2015.
September 24, 2015
China's 'Silk Road' Initiative Is at Risk of Failure
By Moritz Rudolf
China's "Silk Road PR" is in full swing, but the reality on the ground is different than the rhetoric.