‘Power of Siberia’ warms China-Russia ties

The Hindu | Oct 12, 2019 at 3:47 PM
  • China and Russia, once special friends in the early stages of the Cold War and then deadly foes who skirmished in the late 1960s, are probably set to rediscover their old warmth.
  • Under the Power of Siberia deal, hammered out of lengthy negotiations, Russia will begin supplying 5 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas to China next year.
  • A cross-border bridge across the Amur River that would link Blagoveshchensk and Heihe is in the final phase of construction.