This ChinaPower feature explores how China and Russia came to be so close, up until the time of Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine. This analysis centers on five key ways in which China benefits from the relationship.
This ChinaPower backgrounder explores the history of China-Russia relations, from the founding of relations to the present.
Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine has cast a spotlight on China’s close ties with Russia. To better understand the strengths and weakness of the relationship, ChinaPower has developed a series consisting of a historical backgrounder and three features focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of the relationship.
Within Tibet and Xinjiang, China is constructing and upgrading dozens of airports and heliports—a large majority of which are military or dual-use facilities. China is supplementing its airpower expansion with new ground infrastructure that is upgrading the PLA’s ability to move troops, weaponry, and supplies.
To shield China from global volatility and pivot the Chinese economy toward greater self-reliance, Beijing is pursuing a new economic model centering on the Dual Circulation Strategy. China is making progress toward achieving some objectives of the strategy, but major challenges loom.
China Power will host its sixth annual conference as a series of keynote remarks and five virtual debates, featuring leading experts from both China and the United States to debate core issues underpinning the development of Chinese power.
China has heavily leveraged social media, especially Twitter, in an attempt to repair its reputation and cast doubt on prevailing global narratives about the pandemic. ChinaPower analysis reveals new details about the scope and objectives of Chinese disinformation and propaganda campaigns.
The Covid-19 pandemic have offered China an unprecedented opportunity to shore up its international image and influence by providing the world with public health goods. This ChinaPower feature provides a comprehensive assessment of the scope and impact of China’s Covid-19 medical aid and vaccine diplomacy.