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RUSSIA – CHINA
The first oil pipeline between Russia and China now operating
The authorities of the two countries greet the event as a “new beginning” in their energy cooperation. The pipeline is expected to send 300,000 barrels of Siberian crude to refineries in Daqing. Moscow now wants to boost its energy exports to the Orient.
14/07/2006 RUSSIA - ASIA UNITED STATES
Middle East, North Korea, Iran focus of G8 starting tomorrow in Russia
The economic growth of Asia and other countries, and the new "cold war" between Russia and the United States are increasingly undermining the importance of the meeting. Experts say it is a must to expand the body to include India and China.
14/10/2004 CHINA - RUSSIA
Putin in China to talk oil and weapons
26/03/2007 RUSSIA – CHINA
Hu in Moscow to strengthen political and economic ties
The three-day state visit coincides with the start of the Year of China in Russia. For Beijing Russian oil and gas are important, but so are trade and military cooperation. Moscow, too, has its eyes turned eastward. Both countries want to reduce US role.
14/02/2007 INDIA – CHINA – RUSSIA
India, Russia and China discussing terrorism, energy and politics
It is their second tripartite meeting of foreign ministers. All three want to strengthen mutual economic and political ties as well as enhance relations with other countries. Meanwhile Sino Indian trade booms.
17/09/2008 CENTRAL ASIA – EU – RUSSIA
West and Russia vying for allies and energy in Caucasus and Central Asia
NATO continues its approach to Georgia. Moscow talks about a “Cold war” climate as it strengthens its ties with Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan try to find a difficult balance between the two rival camps. China takes advantage of the situation to gain important energy deals.
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