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The Sino-Russian entente and South-east Asia

Both countries share a common interest in opposing the US and are aligned on Myanmar. But things are trickier on China's South China Sea claims.

Recently, the two countries renewed their 20-year treaty of friendship and cooperation.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

According to Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, China-Russia relations are at their best ever.

It's hard to disagree with them.

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