Tag: China Russia alliance

Beijing Wants Moscow to Agree to Massive Chinese Settlement in the Transbaikal

June 17, 2015

Staunton, June 16 – Transbaikal officials are working on a deal with China that would allow Chinese firms to rent more than 300,000 acres of land in that Russian region, but a Beijing official says that the deal won’t go through unless Moscow agrees to a massive influx of Chinese workers because there are no […]

Is Russia Losing Control of Its Far East?

October 2, 2013

This article was co-authored by Andrew S. Bowen and Luke Rodeheffer. There has been considerable speculation recently about a nascent alliance between China and Russia, especially given the context of America’s “pivot” to Asia. The pivot coincides with increasing anxiety by Russia over its Far East and has led it to increase its political and economic […]