March 17, 2020
One Way to Look at the Overhaul in Russia? Putin Lacks a Dynastic Exit Strategy
By Mike Smeltzer
Recent political moves reinforce the fact that Putin still lacks a well-placed family member to whom control could be handed, complicating his search for an exit strategy.
December 27, 2019
Putin Says Russia Is Leading World in Hypersonic Weapons
By Associated Press
Russia has become the only country in the world to deploy hypersonic weapons, according to the Russian president.
October 25, 2019
Russia-China Strategic Alliance Gets a New Boost with Missile Early Warning System
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The development is the latest indicator that the bilateral relationship is getting stronger.
October 25, 2019
Russia to Help China Develop an Early Warning System
By Dmitry Stefanovich
In October, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow was assisting Beijing in developing an early warning system.
October 09, 2019
What’s India Doing in Russia’s Far East?
By Sudha Ramachandran
Is India’s interest in the Russian Far East driven more by strategic and geopolitical considerations than strict business interests?
September 06, 2019
Is Asia Ready for an Indo-Russian Order?
By Carl Jaison
India and Russia could generate a “third order” -- outside the constraints of either the United States or China.
July 02, 2019
Osaka G20: The Important Meeting Most Media Missed
By Andrey Panevin
The Sino-Russian partnership has growing appeal for other countries (including India) as the West flounders.
June 21, 2019
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: A Vehicle for Cooperation or Competition?
By Eleanor Albert
The SCO reflects shifting power dynamics in this subregion, particularly between China and Russia.
June 06, 2019
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.
May 02, 2019
Japan’s Diplomatic Policy Outline Reveals Shifts on North Korea, Russia
By Daniel Hurst
Tokyo appears to be giving itself more room to negotiate on longstanding issues.
April 26, 2019
Takeaways From the Long-Awaited Russia-North Korea Summit
By Anna Kireeva and Liudmila Zakharova
Russia is moving to assert its diplomatic, strategic, and economic interests on the Korean Peninsula.
April 25, 2019
Putin: North Korea Is Ready to Denuclearize – If It Gets Guarantees
By Vladimir Isachenkov and Eric Talmadge
The Russian president said he will discuss his meeting with Kim Jong Un with Chinese and U.S. officials.