Tagged: China

Putin: Confucius Peace Prize Winner 2011!

Vladimir Putin, Russia’s premier pacifist, has racked up yet another global accolade – the world renowned Confucius Peace Prize. The organisers awarded the prize to Putin for his outstanding contribution to world peace –...

Russia, China AND India to hold joint military exercises?

Russia, China AND India to hold joint military exercises?

For China and India to become involved in a joint military exercise with Russia is a pretty far-fetched idea at the moment, I’d say,, but Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov, in India to observe...

Chinese tourists to travel to Russia visa free

Chinese tourists to travel to Russia visa free

According to RIA Novosti, from tomorrow Chinese tourists will no longer need visas when they visit Russia on an organised tour. According to Shengeliya, 1.7 million Russians visited China in 2004, while 800,000 Chinese...

Russian – Chinese Wargames

Russian – Chinese Wargames

A joint Chinese-Russian military exercise is underway in the Russian Far East, the first between the two countries.  10,000 personnel are involved in an operation that is said to be one of humanitarian assistance:...

China to send troops to Kyrgyzstan

China to send troops to Kyrgyzstan

Liu Jianchao, a spokesman from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, has reportedly said that China will "seriously consider" sending troops to Kyrgyzstan, RIA Novosti reports today.  The same report though goes on to say that...

Russia backs China over Taiwan

Russia backs China over Taiwan

Following the passing of  an anti-secession law by China directed at Taiwan, Russia has come out firmly on the side of China. "The law outlines the key priority of the Chinese government – peaceful...

Practical Russo-Japanese co-operation

Practical Russo-Japanese co-operation

While there is much hype about the increasingly close relationship between Russia and China, media coverage of Russo-Japanese relations tend to focus almost exclusively on the lack of a post-WW2 peace treaty between the...