Bank of China opens branch in Russia’s Vladivostok

The Bank of China (BOC) opened a branch in Vladivostok Friday, its second branch in the Russian Far East and the first Chinese financial institution in the Primorsky Krai district. Russia’s Primorsky Krai borders China’s northeast Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces. BOC’s new branch in the district’s capital is aimed at taking advantage of cross-border exchanges […]

China, Russia pledge closer security cooperation

China, Russia pledge closer security cooperation

China and Russia pledged to deepen security cooperation during a Wednesday meeting between State Councilor Dai Bingguo and Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. Dai and Patrushev held in-depth discussions on China-Russia relations, as well as the current international and regional situation, according a press release issued for the eighth China-Russia strategic security consultation. “Both […]

Chinese, Russian presidents exchange New Year greetings

Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday exchanged New Year greetings with each other and wished ties between the two countries more progress in 2013. In his message, Hu said the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership has gained new headway in 2012. High-level exchanges have become closer and the two sides […]

Russia to monitor DPRK’s satellite launch

Russia will monitor a planned satellite launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) but sees no reason to put on alert its own missile defense, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Oleg Ostapenko said Tuesday. When asked by Interfax news agency if the Russia’s air defense units in the Far East will be put on […]

China, Russia to boost cooperation

China, Russia to boost cooperation

Premier Wen Jiabao has returned in Beijing after the 17th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian leaders. During the meeting, Wen met with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow. The two agreed to increase trade and high-tech cooperation. They will also aim to develop more infrastructure and energy projects. China and Russia signed a […]

Premier Wen’s trip deepens mutual trust

Premier Wen Jiabao has returned to Beijing after attending the 11th prime ministers’ meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzstan and the 17th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian prime ministers in Moscow. The trips were also part of two official visits. During his trip to Russia, both countries signed a number of agreements, […]

Wen’s trip promotes wide-ranging cooperation with Russia

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has wrapped up a two-day trip to Russia, which secured a slew of agreements on energy, finance, hi-technology and innovation, and trade. Wen visited Russia Wednesday and Thursday, during which he co-chaired the 17th regular China-Russia premiers’ meeting with counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. These […]

China-Russia relations to make further progress

China-Russia relations to make further progress

The relations between China and Russia, thanks to the efforts by both countries, have made remarkable development in recent years. The latest landmark is Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s ongoing visit to Russia and his participation here in the 17th regular meeting between the Chinese and Russian heads of government. Since China and Russia signed the […]

China-Russia cooperation has huge potential: Russian experts

The China-Russia strategic partnership has advanced recently and should reach new heights in the future, Russian experts say. This year, Russia and China witnessed intensive bilateral political communication and multi-layer cooperation, said Sergei Sanakoyev, head of the Russia-China Center for Trade and Economic Cooperation. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited China in June, during which leaders […]

Chinese scholar wins Russia’s Likhachov prize

Russia’s annual Likhachov Prize achievement was awarded here Friday to Liu Wenfei, a scholar from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and four top Russian contributors. Liu, a research fellow at the CASS Institute of Foreign Literature, has thus become the first Chinese scholar to win the prize. The Prize Committee recognized Liu’s contribution […]