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Russia Woos China Ahead Of BRICS Summit

Reuters | Darya Korsunskaya, Denis Pinchuk and Lidia Kelly | Posted 07.08.2016 | World

By Darya Korsunskaya, Denis Pinchuk and Lidia Kelly UFA, Russia, July 8 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his governmen...

Will the 13th Century Pax Mongolica Return With China's New Silk Road?

Robert Skidelsky | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Robert Skidelsky

LONDON -- Eurasia is an idea whose time, it is said, has come around again. Recent historical research has rescued the old Silk Road from historical oblivion. The late American sociologist Janet Abu-Lughod identified eight overlapping "circuits of trade" between northwest Europe and China that, under the aegis of a Pax Mongolica, flourished between the 13th and 14th centuries.

Russia Looks To China As Ties With West Fray

Reuters | Vladimir Soldatkin and Timothy Heritage | Posted 05.08.2016 | World

By Vladimir Soldatkin and Timothy Heritage MOSCOW, May 8 (Reuters) - Russia and China signed a $25 billion deal to boost Chinese lendi...

Russia Has Already Invaded Ukraine: Strobe Talbott

Nathan Gardels | Posted 10.18.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

"It has been an invasion that is already well in place. It is detrimental to managing the situation to play along with the transparent falsehood that the Russians are putting out that they have not invaded Ukraine. Putin is not only looking to the past instead of the future. Worse, he is looking to the past as a model for the future."

As He Heads To China, Putin Turns Focus To Gas Deal

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

By Fayen Wong SHANGHAI, May 20 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to sign a multi-billion dollar gas agreement with C...