May 15, 2024

China-Russia: an economic ‘friendship’ that could rattle the world

Source: Financial Times

Journalist: Max Seddon

Moscow’s increasing reliance on Beijing does not necessarily bother the Kremlin, says Andrea Kendall-Taylor, director of the transatlantic security programme at the Center for a New American Security.

“That’s the trade that they’re willing to make to work with a partner who isn’t threatening to their domestic stability and that has a similar outlook on the way that the world should be ordered.”


“The more pressure that the US applies on both Russia and China, the more valuable it makes their relationship in terms of mitigating the western pressure and demonstrating to the rest of the world, at least for Russia, that they’re not isolated,” Kendall-Taylor says.

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  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. She works on national security challenges facing the United States and Eur...