Alexander Gabuev on Beijing-Moscow relations post-Ukraine
Senior Advisor Alexander Gabuev published an op-ed in Foreign Affairs analyzing the effects of the war in Ukraine on the relationship between Russia and China, and who the winners and losers of these changes are.
"In Moscow, reality is kicking in. Even before the war in Ukraine, the Sino-Russian relationship had been increasingly one-sided. Many Russian officials, including in the highest echelons of power, feared that getting closer to China—without simultaneously improving relations with Western countries and making the Russian economy more competitive—would end up restricting Russia’s strategic autonomy. But ties with China nevertheless grew steadily."
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