President Xi Jinping Visits Russia for the First Time Since the Start of the War in Ukraine
The partnership between Russia and China, also known as the Sino-Russian alliance or strategic partnership, refers to the close diplomatic, economic, and military relations between the two countries. The “no-limits partnership” as China has referred to it before in the media. Has the world worried that China may provide lethal aid to Putin for his ongoing war in Ukraine.
Historically, Russia and China have had a complex relationship, with periods of cooperation and conflict. However, in recent years, their relationship has significantly strengthened, driven by a shared interest in countering the influence of the United States and its allies. The partnership between Russia and China has several key components.
Firstly, there is a strong economic relationship between the two countries. Russia supplies China with oil, gas, and other natural resources, while China provides investment and markets for Russian goods.
Secondly, the two countries have developed a strategic military partnership, conducting joint military exercises and sharing intelligence. This has led to speculation that the two countries could form a military alliance in the future.
Finally, Russia and China share a common worldview that emphasizes non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries and opposes what they see as the interference of Western powers in global affairs. Overall, the partnership between Russia and China has significant implications for the global balance of power and of course the ongoing war in Ukraine.