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Xi-Putin Meet on SCO Summit Sidelines to Strengthen China-Russia Ties
June 09, 2017
Xi-Putin Meet on SCO Summit Sidelines to Strengthen China-Russia Ties
Good relations between China and Russia is vital to world peace and stability, said the Chinese president.
Xi-Putin Meet on SCO Summit Sidelines to Strengthen China-Russia Ties
What’s Behind Sino-Russian Cooperation on North Korea?
April 27, 2017
What’s Behind Sino-Russian Cooperation on North Korea?
Russia and China have different rationales, but both are alarmed by the United States' confrontational approach toward North Korea.
What’s Behind Sino-Russian Cooperation on North Korea?
The Reality of the Sino-Russian Oil Alliance
April 26, 2017
The Reality of the Sino-Russian Oil Alliance
Russia’s oil ties with China are deepening but markets, not politics, drive the evolving relationship.
The Reality of the Sino-Russian Oil Alliance
Russia’s Foreign Minister Slams US Over Military Buildup in Asia
August 06, 2015
Russia’s Foreign Minister Slams US Over Military Buildup in Asia
Russia continues to be worried about the U.S. rebalance to Asia.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Slams US Over Military Buildup in Asia
US Snubs Russia, China Doesn’t
August 22, 2013
US Snubs Russia, China Doesn’t
Obama cancels a meet with Putin at the upcoming G20 Summit, while Moscow-Beijing cooperation increases.
US Snubs Russia, China Doesn’t
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
July 21, 2011
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
Will the upcoming change in Chinese leadership prompt a dramatic shift in China’s foreign policy? History suggests it could.
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
April 22, 2011
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
Tensions and diverging interests between China and Russia loomed large over the group’s latest meeting. Will BRICS ever find a unified voice?
Is BRICS a Real Bloc?
Chinese Pipe Dreams
January 03, 2011
Chinese Pipe Dreams
The Russia-China oil pipeline has been headline news. But is the match of biggest oil producer and largest energy consumer one made in heaven?
Chinese Pipe Dreams
How China’s Jets Threaten Russia
December 13, 2010
How China’s Jets Threaten Russia
China’s suspected proclivity for copying weapons systems has made Russia wary of exporting its technology. Still, the Russians may one day end up with a taste for ‘Made in China’ hardware.
How China’s Jets Threaten Russia
Russia Eyes Korean Peninsula
November 16, 2010
Russia Eyes Korean Peninsula
Economic ties between Russia and South Korea are flourishing. But nuclear worries still complicate ties with Pyongyang.
Russia Eyes Korean Peninsula
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