July 28, 2020
Siberia on Fire
By Kira Leadholm
Summer 2020 is on track to be the Arctic’s hottest on record, and blazing temperatures in Siberia are posing massive problems with global implications.
June 19, 2019
The Myth of a Chinese Takeover in the Russian Far East
By Xiaochen Su
The Chinese presence in Siberia and the Far East is actually declining, not growing.
October 18, 2016
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
By Bradley Jardine and Matthew Kupfer
Famed for its vibrant culture around the world, the region remains among the most disconnected inside Russia.
August 17, 2016
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
By Catherine Putz
Meanwhile, fewer Tajiks are traveling to Russia looking for work, already.
January 20, 2016
Russia, China and the Far East Question
By Dragoș Tîrnoveanu
Are there any Chinese 49ers around?
November 17, 2014
Is Russia an Asian Power?
By Anton Tsvetov
Moscow could take the unique position of balancing “Eastern” powers in Asia.
December 22, 2013
Japanese Optimistic on Putin’s Intentions to Develop Siberia
By John C.K. Daly
Japan’s business community responds positively to new initiatives designed to develop Russia’s Far East.
October 01, 2013
Is Russia Losing Control of Its Far East?
By Andrew S. Bowen and Luke Rodeheffer
Despite talk of an emerging China-Russia alliance, Moscow fears growing Chinese dominance in the east.
June 22, 2011
China Looms Over Russian Far East
While trade has been blossoming, lingering concerns over military technology and worries over an influx of Chinese workers could hurt ties.