Territorial and ideological disputes are not new phenomena in the relations of China and the U.S.S.R. nor of China and Russia. Cultural differences and personality conflicts also have made their negative contribution. Now new economic and political realities are bound to aggravate the disputes and differences.
Landes, Burrell H.
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