The Report Russia and the World: 2018 continues the series of yearly publications by the RAS Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) and the Foundation for Prospective Studies and Initiatives. The annual Report consists of two parts dedicated to the economy (part I) and the foreign policy (part II).
More and more, Russia and China are declaring joint interests in politics, the economy, technological development... Is the relationship more of a partnership or a competition? Why is it so hard for us to negotiate with the Chinese? To find the answers to these questions, we talked to Dr Sergey Luzyanin, Professor, Director of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and author of the book Russia and China: Creating a New World.