Russia Direct sat down with Fyodor Lukyanov, head of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, to understand whether the Moscow-Beijing partnership presents a challenge for American foreign policy makers, as well as how it might impact the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

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Amidst the ongoing debates on the impact of the Russia-China relationship and the recent visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing, Russia Direct sat down with the head of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, Fyodor Lukyanov, to understand if Washington should perceive the Moscow-Beijing rapprochement as a threat to American national interests.

Read the full interview here.