Valdai Paper #47: Russia’s Turn Eastward, China’s Turn Westward: Cooperation and Conflict on the New Silk Road

26.05.2016
This Paper presents and analyzes the various elements connected to Russia’s Asia pivot and the concurrent moves in the East.  

It addresses the rationale of Russia’s turn to the East: presents the record to date, assesses the problems and risks, and finally, provides the future prospects.

About the author:

Hans-Joachim Spanger is Member of the Executive Board and Head of Research Department “Governance and Societal Peace”, Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt, Germany.

Related articles

Condition of the Russian Consumer: Recovery on the Horizon?
24.04.2017
Participants in the Valdai Club economic seminar held in Moscow on Monday believe that although inflation rate in Russia is record low, the prospects for a recovery in Russia’s household consumption

Category:
Club Events
The Light and Dark Sides of the Trump Administration
21.04.2017
In the early days of the Trump presidency, there were mixed but nevertheless balanced predictions in Russia regarding the foreign policy of the new administration. The statements coming from the White

Expert: 
Dmitry Suslov

Category:
Expert Opinions
Impressive and Unimpressive Great Power Diplomacy
19.04.2017
When the great powers make claims or demands which are manifestly unrealistic or incredible they reduce their own authority and make the resolution of international crises far more difficult. They

Category:
Expert Opinions