On Geopolitics

The Ever-Shifting 'Strategic Triangle' Between Russia, China and the U.S.

Eugene Chausovsky
Senior Eurasia Analyst, Stratfor
Jun 7, 2019 | 05:30 GMT
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in the Kremlin in Moscow on June 5, 2019.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in the Kremlin in Moscow on June 5. Russia and China are strengthening their bilateral ties, but their cooperation will prove to have significant limits.

(MIKHAIL SVETLOV/Getty Images)

The U.S. trade war with China and Washington's prolonged standoff with Russia over matters from Iran to Venezuela to arms control are increasingly driving Moscow and Beijing toward each other. Moscow has recently indicated a desire to collaborate with China in the Arctic's Northern Sea Route as part of Beijing's...

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