Since 2014, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has effectively exploited Beijing’s rising disenchantment and frustration with the United States. Photo: AP
Since 2014, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has effectively exploited Beijing’s rising disenchantment and frustration with the United States. Photo: AP

Vladimir Putin is successfully ‘playing the China card’ against the US, analysts say

  • The chances of Washington driving a wedge between Beijing and Moscow are significantly diminished by how different conditions are than when Nixon did it in 1972
  • Putin and Xi Jinping are ‘working together now to really push back and try to change the order that they view doesn’t advantage either of them’

Since 2014, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has effectively exploited Beijing’s rising disenchantment and frustration with the United States. Photo: AP
Since 2014, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has effectively exploited Beijing’s rising disenchantment and frustration with the United States. Photo: AP
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