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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Research Article| February 01 2018
Russia and the CIS in 2017: Russia in Asia: Succumbing to China’s Embrace?
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 55–64.
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Natasha Kuhrt, Filippo Costa Buranelli; Russia and the CIS in 2017: Russia in Asia: Succumbing to China’s Embrace?. Asian Survey 1 February 2018; 58 (1): 55–64. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.55
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