Monthly Archives: June 2013

Beijing, Briefly, Part II: What’s Russia Got To Do With It?

My second day in Beijing dawned overcast, and the skyscrapers that had been sparklingly visible from my hotel window on the previous, sunny day disappeared in a murky funk of smog. Fortunately this was the day I would spend entirely … Continue reading

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Beijing, Briefly, Part I: Being Beijing

I recently visited Beijing, my first-ever glimpse of China. It was a very brief glimpse – only two days; but it was an unplanned, spontaneous response to an invitation to come and make a presentation on Russia’s development cooperation at … Continue reading

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