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PacNet #17 – Dance with Bears: Post-Putin Sino-Russian Relations

Perhaps more than any other capital in the world, Beijing has closely observed the change of the guard in the Kremlin. There are many reasons for Beijing’s concerns: Russia’s revival as a major power, its petro-politics approach to foreign relations, managing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), not to mention the stability of the 4300 kilometer Sino-Russian border.