ISBN : 9780198719519
This book examines the contemporary Chinese-Russian relationship and how the evolving Sino-Russian strategic partnership affects world order issues. The book describes in detail the economic linkages between China and Russia, including sales of oil and gas; the military relationship, including arms sales and military exercises; Russian and Chinese viewpoints on global hotspots, including Syria and Ukraine; and Russian and Chinese perspectives on non-traditional security issues such as colour revolutions, the emergence of cyber concerns, and terrorism and violent extremism. The Chinese-Russian relationship has momentum, particularly since 2014, although there are still issues that separate them and limit the potential of the relationship. China and Russia have a comprehensive 'strategic partnership', but not an alliance.
1 Historical Foundations, Strategic Visions, and World Order; 2 Energy and the Economic Foundations of the Sino-Russian Relationship; 3 The Sino-Russian Military-Security Relationship: Emerging Trends and Challenges; 4 Russia, China and Contemporary International Conflicts: Ukraine and Syria; 5 Emerging Non-traditional Security Challenges: Colour Revolutions, Cyber/Information Security, Terrorism and Violent Extremism; Conclusion: The Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership: Implications for Contemporary World Order and Geopolitics