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.

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