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
Pavel Luzin explains how keeping track of Russia’s railway plans can deliver insights into the country’s political mechanics
The coronavirus pandemic, along with geopolitical trends, is consolidating ‘techno-economic’ blocs in Eurasia writes Emil Avdaliani
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
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.