Mending fences: The evolution of Moscow’s China policy from Brezhnev to Yeltsin

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Abstract

Mending Fences illuminates the forces driving Moscow’s China policy, from the Ussuri River clashes in 1969 to the "strategic partnership" of the 1990s. Elizabeth Wishnick analyzes the efforts of Soviet leaders simultaneously to maintain their supremacy in the international communist movement, defend their borders from a perceived Chinese threat, and ensure the compliance of regional authorities in enforcing China policy.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Washington Press
Number of pages306
ISBN (Electronic)9780295802459
ISBN (Print)9780295993874
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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