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At the Valdai forum in 2019 Vladimir Putin officially confirmed that Moscow is helping China develop a missile attack warning system that only Russia and the United States have at this point. This new level of Russian-Chinese military cooperation will have important implications. 

Relations with China occupy a special place in Russia’s strategy. Metaphorically, these countries stand back to back, looking in opposite directions: Russia toward Europe and China toward the Pacific. This is only natural since 75 percent of Russia’s GDP and population are located in its European part and about 80 percent of China’s GDP and population are in a broad band along the Pacific. Their efforts may face opposite directions but this community of strategic cultures explains the absence of the key irritant in their own relations – the security frontier. Russia and China are not competing for Kazakhstan or.....