Russian President Vladimir Putin takes Chinese President Xi Jinping out on a cruise on the Neva River in his hometown of St Petersburg on June 6. Joint Chinese-Russian joint military exercises over the Sea of Japan caused a media flurry a few weeks later. Photo: Xinhua

After Mao and Stalin, stars aligning again for China-Russia ties

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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes Chinese President Xi Jinping out on a cruise on the Neva River in his hometown of St Petersburg on June 6. Joint Chinese-Russian joint military exercises over the Sea of Japan caused a media flurry a few weeks later. Photo: Xinhua
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