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Russia’s economic alliance with China is struggling amid a drop in trade, the challenges of a corrupt bureaucracy and a lack of infrastructure

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
rade between Russia and China fell by 5 percent in the first half of 2016 to $28 billion as a result of falling prices for Russian export commodities such as oil, lumber and coal.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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