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Why the West Should Not Underestimate China-Russia Military Ties

Feb 13, 2019 | 12:00 GMT
Russian Su-35 and Su-34 aircraft fly over central Moscow on May 4, 2017, during a rehearsal for the country's annual Victory Day military parade.

Russia has been selling China some of its most advanced military equipment, including Su-35 fighter jets, shown here flying with Su-34 jets over Central Moscow on May 4, 2017, during a rehearsal for Russia's annual Victory Day military parade.

(NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)

While China and Russia are not formal allies, the deepening of military relations between the two countries is real....

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