Russia and the CIS in 2005: Promoting East Asian oil diplomacy, containing change in Central Asia

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Oil played a big role in Russia's Asian diplomacy as the Khodorkovsky affair led to a rearrangement of Russian oil assets and pipeline plans, with consequences for China and Japan. China and Russia held their first military exercises, reflecting their concern over the impact of the "colored revolutions."

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-78
Number of pages10
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2006


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