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Russia and China’s growing ‘friendship’ is more a public relations exercise than a new world order

Marcin Kaczmarski, University of Glasgow and Natasha Kuhrt, King’s College London Against the backdrop of a western diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, China and Russia have marked the occasion by showing off their increasingly close relationship. Russia’s president Vladimir Putin posed for pictures with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the opening of the 2022 Winter Games, declaring their …

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