Ping-Pong Diplomacy: Impact on the Establishment of Sino-US Relations

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The relevance of the study is determined by the role and place of sports diplomacy in international relations and foreign policy today. Sport is truly a global phenomenon. In the modern world, it is a tool of political influence with the greatest potential and opportunities. History abounds in examples of how different countries used this tool to realize their goals. The “pingpong diplomacy” confirms this fact, since it was a breakthrough in US-China relations. Thanks to the efforts of the PRC State

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Stanislav Evgenievich Martynenko

RUDN University

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PhD in History, Senior Lecturer of Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Aleksandra Andreevna Trusova

RUDN University


student of Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Mikhail Sergeevich Cherniaev

RUDN University


student of Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)


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