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Russia is now China's biggest oil partner — and it's a huge problem for Saudi Arabia

The Saudi share of Chinese crude imports at the beginning of the decade was about 20%, while Russia's was below 7%, according to data cited by RBC Capital Markets.<p>But now the Russians are creeping in — and the Saudis are getting nervous.<p>"Russia is the biggest rival to the Saudis in the …

China and Russia Grow Even Closer

Xi Jinping’s appearance at Vladimir Putin’s side at the Victory Parade in Moscow signifies a deepened relationship based on a common adversary: the United States.<p>On Saturday, Russia staged a grand celebration in Moscow to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the country’s defeat Nazi Germany in …

Russia

Analysts and lawmakers warn FBI that ramifications over its demand that Apple unlock San Bernardino killer’s iPhone ‘could snowball around the world’<p>Authoritarian governments including Russia and China will demand greater access to mobile data should Apple lose a watershed encryption case brought …

Privacy

Here are the super-advanced missiles the US Navy wants to keep Russia and China in check

"We face competitors who are challenging us in the open ocean, and we need to balance investment in those capabilities — advanced capabilities — in a way that we haven't had to do for quite a while," Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said in a statement.<p>As it is, Russia and China can effectively deny …

Military

Russia, China, Mongolia to promote tourism on ‘Great Tea Road’ - Russia Beyond

Russia, China and Mongolia have decided to promote tourism on the ‘Great Tea Road,’ which was once called the longest overland trade route in the world, Sputnik News reports.<p>“This is a project of the widest geographical coverage, the longest of the existing land routes, allowing to cross Eurasia …

Russia, India and China seek common ground - Russia Beyond

Moscow hosted a trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, India and China on April 18. The meetings are usually held on an annual basis under the RIC (an informal Russia-India-China consultative grouping) format.<p>This year’s RIC meeting was held against the backdrop of deteriorating …

China and Russia are boosting their military cooperation to try to contain the US

Russian Defence Minister ­Sergey Shoigu unveiled the plan at a meeting with his visiting ­Chinese counterpart Chang ­Wanquan on Wednesday, Tass news agency reported.<p>"We highly appreciate a high level of Russian-Chinese contact both at the state and defence levels," Shoigu said. "This year we are …

Russia & China are ‘challenging the world order’ – US Defense Sec

Although the US military “do not seek” a new Cold War, it is determined to oppose the rising global powers – Russia and China – in order to protect …

How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America's Dominance of the Internet

Did the Cold War even end?<p>Moscow and Beijing, deeply resentful of American power, are again finding ideological common cause, jointly aiming at two pillars of the post-Cold War dispensation: a borderless Internet and international civil society. They are doing so on the declared basis of national …