From a political perspective, Xi Jinping’s visit to Russia was conservative: no impetus for Ukraine but continued close, strategic partnership with Vladimir Putin. Economically, China is coolly exploiting the effect of Western sanctions and deepening Russia’s dependence on the People’s Republic. In the future, Beijing can be expected to make not only economic but also increasingly strategic demands on Moscow.
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