Category Archives: Russia

2022 Wang Xiaodong: Will the Wagner Group, Long Involved in Africa, Affect China’s Interests There?

A Suble Warning: Watch Out for Nazis Running Amok in Russia Here a well-known Chinese nationalist writer warns about the growing influence of Nazi ideology in Russia. He does it in a fairly subtle way, a way that Chinese writers … Continue reading

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Russians Chasing Supposed Chinese Spies

Some Russian commentators on some less cheerful aspects of the “relationship without limits”. Even Putin has hard nationalist critics although I would have thought after Putin took Crimea they would have given him a pass. Last year some Russian nationalists … Continue reading

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Lenin Tales Machine Translated and Comparative Communism

Below is a DeepL machine translation of a chapter from The Other Lenin a 2006 book by the comtemporary Russian writer Alexander Alexandrovitch Maysuryan on a Russian language website dedicated to Vladimir Lenin (a website that even uses the old … Continue reading

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Xi, Putin Statements on June 15, 2022 Conversation

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping seem to have publicly announced conversations about once every three months. February 4, 2022 the two leaders met during Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing. Xi Jinping Holds Talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin 2022-02-04 17:50:27 … Continue reading

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Lin Zhibo: The Russia-Ukraine Conflict and China’s Position

Professor Julian Ku of Hofstra University Law School mentioned this article on his Twitter account. A startling argument, I imagine by the same reasoning China should have surrendered to Japan when attacked in the 1930s and the Chinese people shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Weibo: We Got Hong Kong Back, Why Not Vladivostok?

Perhaps hearing about Russian Empire revanchist claims to the Ukraine and perhaps even to Belarus, Kazhakstan and other lost brothers, some Chinese are mindful of their own. Why not get Vladivostok back? I saw this posting on Weibo social media … Continue reading

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Sino-Soviet Nuclear War Avoided: Chinese Accounts

I have seen references to the 1969 Sino-Soviet nuclear crisis in several sources, including Henry Kissinger’s memoir White House Years. Singapore Management University Law Professor Henry Gao, while discussing the US role in preventing a Sino-Soviet nuclear war in 1969 … Continue reading

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