Yulia Petrovskaya on how Russia is losing the battle to vaccinate Serbia to China
Russia – China
Lyubov Glazunova wonders whether Russia-India relations can withstand opposing views on China, the US, and Pakistan
Pavel Luzin on whether Russia can rely on China and India in the field of space exploration
Nicholas Trickett on how COVID-19 has been rewriting economic orthodoxy across the globe, but Russia’s Austrian School economists have yet to get the memo
Ivan Tkachev looks at whether sanctions could bring the Nord Stream-2 story to an end
Sebastian Hoppe on why there remains much to be done to make the Russian Far East benefit from pivoting to Asia
Michael Kofman sees ties deepening between China and Russia. But there are limits to a defence pact based on few joint objectives besides their shared sense of confrontation with the United States.
In recent decades, writes Vladislav Inozemtsev, Russia’s economy, society, and geopolitical standing have become prisoners to China’s success — to a far greater extent than the authorities and ordinary citizens are prepared to recognise
Anton Barbashin digests the reaction of Russian experts to the recent G7 summit in Biarritz, taking stock of Macron’s talk of better ties with Russia as a thinly veiled means to forestall a rising China
Max Hess on the growing financial dependence of Russia on China
Pavel Luzin considers to what extent China really is a threat to Russia
A burgeoning military and political alignment between Russia and China has provoked alarmist headlines in various western media outlets. But the reality in China is that its foreign policy community has other concerns; its officials and experts are still unprepared and unwilling to cultivate a fully fledged alliance with Russia.