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Russia and the cis in 2017 Russia in Asia: Succumbing to China's embrace?

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Natasha Kuhrt, Filippo Costa Buranelli

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-64
Number of pages10
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018


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Since the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia's "eastward pivot" has intensified, mainly observable as strengthened relations with China, which appear to be evolving into a quasi-alliance. This places in question Russian attempts at diversification in the Asia-Pacific, and its position in Central Asia, where China's Belt and Road Initiative challenges Russian influence.

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