People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP
People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP
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Most Russians hold a positive view of neighbouring China, survey finds

  • Nearly 60 per cent believe the two nations will move closer in the next decade, according to Chicago think tank and Moscow pollster
  • Results contrast sharply with recent polling suggesting growing anti-China sentiment in the US

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People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP
People walk along the frozen Fontanka River in St Petersburg. Four in 10 Russians surveyed said they saw China as the country’s closest friend. Photo: AP
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