Mongolia has long been a bone of contention between Russia and China. Russia historically has seen Mongolia as a buffer state, whereas China historically has seen Mongolia as part of China. Although Mongolia has achieved varying levels of independence since 1911, subsequent political instability and war in both China and Russia—and Mongolia’s current geopolitical position between both countries—complicates relations among all three.

When Russia pushed into the Far East and China

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:55-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, International Relations|Comments Off on Mongolia, China, and Russia Relations (Měnggǔ-Zhōngguó-Éluósī de wàijiāo guānxì 蒙古, 中国, 俄罗斯的外交关系)|Měnggǔ-Zhōngguó-Éluósī de wàijiāo guānxì 蒙古, 中国, 俄罗斯的外交关系 (Mongolia, China, and Russia Relations)

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