The body language belies the official handshake photos. (Clip sourced here.)
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Maybe a big deal despite the antipathy: Goldman quotes the south China Morning Post: "Chinese and Russian units taking part in the Joint Sea-2014 drill will be combined rather than operating separately during the exercise, the first time the Chinese navy has worked so closely with a foreign maritime force".
Somewhere down the line it makes sense for Siberia to be a Chinese hinterland rather than a Russian one. Watch the investment and migration.