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China-Russia Relations

Zelensky claims China is ‘Putin’s tool’

China is acting as an “instrument” of Russia by pressing other nations to shun an upcoming “peace summit” on the Ukraine conflict, President Volodymyr Zelensky has alleged. The Ukrainian leader also accused Beijing of providing military support to Moscow, without giving specific evidence.

Russia and China say their relations at “the best period in their history”

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to strengthen ties across energy, trade, security and geopolitics, as both parties displayed their close relationship against the backdrop of regional unrest.

Putin meets Xi in Beijing as China, Russia pledge to deepen partnership

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing during a state visit to the Asian country on Thursday. It is Putin’s first foreign trip since he was sworn in for a fifth term as president earlier this month.

Kremlin: Putin to visit China within days

Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to China later this week to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, the Kremlin announced Tuesday. It will be the Russian leader’s first foreign trip of his new presidential term.

China says supports holding conference on Ukraine with participation of Moscow, Kiev

Beijing supports holding an international conference on settling the Ukrainian crisis with the participation of Moscow and Kiev, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has stated.

Beijing raps EU plan to target Chinese companies with Russia sanctions

Beijing slams “illegal sanctions” and will defend the interests of its firms, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has announced following a report that the EU could blacklist some of the country’s firms for allegedly helping Russia evade the bloc’s restrictions.

Beijing-Moscow $200bn trade goal achieved ahead of schedule: President Xi

The goal of bringing Russia-China trade to the $200 billion mark has already been achieved ahead of schedule as bilateral trade reached $218.28 by the end of 2023, Chinese President Xi Jinping stated on Wednesday.

Russia sets new record for gas supplies to China

Russia’s energy giant, Gazprom, has set a new record for daily gas deliveries to China through the Power of Siberia mega pipeline, the company announced on Saturday.

Use of Ruble, Lira in Ankara-Moscow trade increases: Turkish Trade Minister

The use of the Turkish lira and the ruble in trade between Russia and Turkey has significantly raised over the past few years, Turkish Trade Minister Omer Bolat has stated.

Russia-China de-dollarization almost complete: Moscow

Western currencies have been almost completely phased out in Moscow-Beijing trade, as nearly all payments between the two countries are now carried out in rubles and yuan, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov has stated.

China-Russia relations withstand test of complex international situation: Xi

Sino-Russian relations have withstood the test of the complex international situation, Chinese President Xi Jinping has stated, adding that Beijing intends to develop the ties.

Russia’s president arrives in China for two-day visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in China to attend the Belt and Road Initiative conference and hold a meeting with President Xi Jinping of China.

Putin to discuss important strategic issues with Xi during China visit: Envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss important strategic issues with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his upcoming visit to China, Beijing's ambassador to Moscow told Russian state news agency TASS.

Trade between China and Russia on track for record in 2023

Trade between Russia and China has maintained its brisk momentum since reaching record levels in 2022, with exports and imports experiencing robust growth since the start of 2023, the Russian Customs Service has reported.

Russian president confirms trip to China

Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that he will travel to China next month on his first foreign trip of 2023. During the visit, Putin will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Russia and China tout cooperation ahead of Putin’s expected visit

Russia and China’s top diplomats discussed strengthening their international collaboration during a meeting in Moscow ahead of an expected landmark visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing in the coming weeks.

China says Xi and Putin to continue intensive contacts

Intensive contacts between the Chinese and Russian presidents, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, on developing comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries will continue, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Mao Ning has stated.

Russia-China relations have reached “unprecedented” levels: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that relations between Moscow and Beijing have reached an "unprecedented historical level", according to Russian state news agencies TASS and RIA.

De-dollarization of Russia-China trade complete: Official

The de-dollarization of Moscow-Beijing trade is practically complete, according to Georgy Zinoviev, the director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s First Asian Department, as cited by RIA Novosti.

Putin says to soon meet China’s Xi

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will soon meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss, among other things, the development of humanitarian ties.

Russia and China conduct joint naval drills in Sea of Japan

Russia and China have staged large-scale naval drills in the Sea of Japan, Russia’s Pacific Fleet announced in a statement to journalists. The three-day exercise involved a wide range of activities, including joint firing drills, a simulated naval battle, and air defense training.

China, Russia to hold joint air and sea drills in Sea of Japan

A Chinese naval flotilla set off on Sunday to join Russian naval and air forces in the Sea of Japan in an exercise aimed at “safeguarding the security of strategic waterways”, according to China’s defence ministry.

Xi says progress in China-Russia relations both states’ strategic choice

The ongoing progress in relations between Beijing and Moscow is the result of their strategic choice, which rests on fundamental interests of both countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping has stated.

China’s FM touts Beijing and Moscow as a force for “global peace”

Beijing and Moscow are "an important force in ensuring global peace and in promoting inclusive development," Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said in a video address Tuesday, according to Russian state news agency TASS.

China throws support behind Russia after Wagner insurrection

China has voiced support for Russia after a short-lived insurrection posed the gravest challenge to the 23-year rule of President Vladimir Putin of Russia, a close partner of Chinese leader Xi Jinping in his push “for a new world order and strategic alignment against the US.”

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