Tag: #Poland

Moscow and Beijing Telling Their Stories (Un)Well

This article was originally published by the School of Oriental and African Studies China Institute. Recent months have indisputably proven that Russia has become a major disruptor to the European security order, while China is...

Voice for CHOICE #15: The Polish Perspective on Sino-Russian Relations with Alicja Bachulska

On the sidelines of the Beijing Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for the 38th time, issuing a joint statement that may well become a major milestone in bilateral ties. The lone CEE President...

Amid Ukraine Tensions, Moscow and Beijing Grow Closer 

On the sidelines of the Beijing Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for the 38th time, issuing a joint statement that may well become a major milestone in bilateral ties.

Belarus’ Burgeoning Ties with Russia and China

Increasing pressure from Western countries may leave the Lukashenko regime no choice but to embrace a two-pronged strategy. These prongs include deepening defense cooperation with Russia and bolstering economic ties with China. While the...

Crises and Consequences Along the BRI’s Northern Corridor 

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. Learn more about the program and a currently OPEN call for articles here. A growing...

Unrest in Kazakhstan Only Solidifies China-Russia Ties

The Russian-led military operation in Kazakhstan has presented an important test for Moscow’s ties with Beijing.  In early January, Kazakhstan was shaken by nationwide protests that sparked uncertainty in the central Asian nation that...

What 2021 Tells Us About the Future of China-CEE Relations

The year gone by was a tumultuous one for Europe’s relations with China, to say the least. With the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) put on hold, a round of sanctions imposed on China...

Voice for CHOICE #13: Examining China’s CEE Investment Aims with Ágnes Szunomár

Via the 16+1 platform, the Belt and Road, the Digital Silk Road, and more, there is no shortage of Chinese investment initiatives touching the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region. This includes infrastructure projects dotting the Western...

Editors’ CHOICE: Best of 2021

It has been a busy year in China-CEE relations, to say the least. Whether it be the burgeoning ties to Taiwan raising Beijing's ire, the 17+1 platform underperforming in President Xi's first appearance, or the EU-China CAI...

Taiwan’s Outreach to CEE and the Search for Something Sustainable

As the EU and some of its member states are increasingly willing to regard Taiwan as a partner and de-hyphenate their relations with Taiwan and China, authorities in Taipei have been equally eager to capitalize on this...

Russia Clouds CEE’s China Temptation: Chinese Views on Nord Stream 2

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. The recent agreement on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline reached between the US and ...

What’s Behind Poland’s Sudden Change of Heart About China?

Beijing seems to have found an unlikely new friend in Europe as Poland pivots its foreign policy outlook.  While the relationship between the two nations underwent a rocky period of mutual distrust, Warsaw now...