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What If China Invades Russia?

What If China Invades Russia?

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have a positive relationship for now. But as Russia goes to war with Ukraine, what would happen if the Chinese invaded Russia?

The Chinese army has over 2 million troops, double Russia’s military force. But Russia has more nukes. And neither of these turbulent countries have seen war in years. What would happen if China invaded Russia?

What could turn China against Russia? How would it impact Russia’s already- low resources from the war in Ukraine? And what would happen if this war went nuclear?

Transcript and sources:

00:00 China-Russia invasion
00:51 China-Russia relations
01:37 Russian resource drain
01:54 American reaction
03:00 Fighting styles
05:01 Allies

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