Although China and Russia never use the term of ally to describe their current relationship, the entente has been the fait accompli between the two countries since 1996. With the state visit of President Xi Jin-ping to Russia on July 3-4, this is his sixth visit to Russia since his assumption of presidency, and was also the third meeting between the two heads of states in a period of six months of 2017.
Authors: Wang Li & Palamdorj Bayartsetseg
Authors: Himal Neupane & Wang Li
Authors: Wang Li & Du Hui-yan