A Plane Crash and Prigozhin’s Lin Biao Moment
By James Gethyn Evans
The downing of a plane that may have killed the leader of the Wagner Group parallels an incident in Mao’s China.
What Conclusions Is China Drawing From the Wagner Revolt in Russia?
By Björn Alexander Düben
The direct parallels to China are limited, but the unexpected challenge to Putin’s regime will likely fuel further emphasis on domestic stability within Xi’s.
PM Modi Hosts Xi and Putin for Virtual SCO Summit a Fortnight After US Visit
By Krutika Pathi
This is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first summit since the Wagner insurrection.
The China-Russia Partnership After Prigozhin’s Mutiny: The View From Beijing
By Michael Clarke
While Chinese analysts – and likely the government – recognize the weaknesses of the Putin regime, Beijing is unlikely to fundamentally reassess its alignment with Moscow in the near term.
Russia Says China Backs Its Efforts to Stabilize the Country After Mercenary Rebellion
By Simina Mistreanu
The reassurance came as Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko made a previously unannounced trip to Beijing.
Will China’s Private Security Companies Follow the Wagner Group’s Footsteps in Africa?
By Jong Min Lee and Samuel Wittman
As the controversial Russian mercenary group is diverting its attention to Ukraine, China’s PSCs have a window to expand their engagement in African countries.