Loading
Oct 15

Oh ~ Black Blind Island, Welcome Home

Written by: Nimrod | Filed under:General, News | Tags:, , ,
24 Comments » newest 2009-04-17 12:48:07

On October 14, half of Heixiazi Island (lit. black blind island) was transferred from Russia to China, completing the last piece of the border settlement pact signed by the two countries in the mid-1990’s. Back in the day, Jiang Zemin took a lot of heat for signing this, because it was felt by some that China had lost a claim on the much larger Sixty-Four Villages area of Qing-era Outer Manchuria.
Continue reading »

Aug 21

minipost-Russia, South Ossetia, China and West

Written by: wuming | Filed under:-mini-posts, General | Tags:, ,
45 Comments » newest 2008-08-23 08:10:15

On Wednesday, Mr. Gorbachev wrote an opinion piece in New York Times commenting on the South Ossetia crises. The following passage sounded eerily familiar: Continue reading »

Aug 03

(To be translated) Dialogue: Is Russia’s reform more successful?

Written by: admin | Filed under:-chinese-posts | Tags:, ,
1 Comment » newest 2008-08-05 05:53:10

【改革开放三十年系列访谈之一】对话王小鲁、姚洋:俄罗斯的改革比中国更成功吗

作者:南方周末记者 余力
2008-07-10

http://www.infzm.com/content/14407/

王小鲁:中国经济改革研究基金会国民经济研究所副所长

姚洋:北京大学中国经济研究中心副主任
Continue reading »