Saturday, October 25, 2014

Misha Glenny — Chinese-Russian Relations Enter Cyberspace

The biggest winner to emerge from the nasty and damaging conflict in eastern Ukraine is not even a player in the game. China is sitting quietly and watching where the crisis is taking the more engaged participants. In the process, Beijing has been able to leverage the economic difficulties that Western sanctions have created for Russia by offering Moscow new, if less lucrative, markets for Russian energy products.
Unless the Ukraine conflict is resolved and relations between the West and Russia improve, such Sino-Russian cooperation could become a more permanent feature. That would have severe unexpected consequences.…
Carnegie Europe — Strategic Europe
Chinese-Russian Relations Enter Cyberspace
Misha Glenny | British journalist who specialises in southeastern Europe global organised crime and cyber security

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