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CIGI Papers No. 288 — December 2023 - Sino-Russian Relations: The Implications of Putin’s

5 Dec 2023

Copyright © His Majesty the King in Right of Canada as represented by the Minister of National Defence, 2023 The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for International Governance Innovation or its Board of Directors. [...] Bilateral ties have not meet the standards of a formal alliance, with deepened in the wake of Xi’s ascension as China’s commitments of mutual assistance and defence.5 paramount leader in 2012 and Russia’s illegal That said, the level of bilateral collaboration, shared annexation of Crimea in early 2014, which led to interest and mutual cooperation is extremely high. [...] Russia’s of low diversity, rampant corruption, a weak invasion of Ukraine, and China’s ongoing entrepreneurial class and an unstable business unprofessional and unsafe intercepts of Western environment dominated by the mounting military aircraft and ships in the Indo-Pacific, are costs of the ongoing conflict with Ukraine. [...] While each country has Building, in part, on the international successes of striven to promote the use of the yuan and/or Xi and Putin empowering alternative international ruble to de-dollarize their economies and insulate organizations, such as the SCO, AIIB and BRICS, themselves from US influence and sanctions, public support for ever-closer ties between the China is the only credible option of. [...] Finally, advantageous outcomes in overlapping domains the author remains in the debt of Greg Chin, as of interest with Russia, most notably Central Asia, both an adviser and mentor on China, for filling the Arctic and Africa? To what extent will China an important challenge function that always be able to obtain the most sophisticated and improves the quality of the research undertaken.
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