(Delivered August 3, 2006)
In 1996, five countries-China, Russia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and
Kazakhstan-formed an organization, the Shanghai Five, to
resolve border disputes among its members. With the addition of
Uzbekistan in 2001, it became the Shanghai Cooperation
Organization (SCO), a grouping of Russia, China, and a number
of under-developed and…
China’s new president, Xi Jinping, will make his first official foreign visit to Russia this month. Xi’s decision to...…
This week, the Chinese and Russian militaries began the first joint naval exercises the two sides have ever...…
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