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As Russia Increasingly Looks to China as Lifeline Against Crippling Sanctions, US Warns of ‘Serious Consequences’ if Beijing Helps
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine rages into its fourth week, Moscow has reportedly asked Beijing for military and economic assistance as sweeping sanctions from the West continue to devastate the Russian economy.Russian minister of finance...
Chinese Man in Ukraine Receives Death Threats for Posting Footage of War on Social Media: ‘I Have Two Battlefields’
Since the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces began on Feb. 24, Wang Jixian, a Chinese programmer living in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa, has published videos on social media to shed light on...
China Considers Buying Into Russian Energy Amid Growing Economic Challenges and COVID Lockdowns
Financial news analysis China’s ambitious economic growth target for the year is already being questioned by analysts just days after being announced as the country faces a spike in oil prices, continuous new COVID-19 outbreaks...
Amateur Chinese Investors Frenzy Buying Sino-Russian Stocks, Bet on Trade Boost Between Both Countries
Amateur retail investors in China are driving a rally in so-called “Sino-Russian trade concept stocks” as they bet on Beijing boosting trade with Russia in an effort to soften the blow of unprecedented sanctions placed...
China Warns US Against Expanding ‘Pacific Version of NATO,’ Threatens Retaliation for Supporting Taiwan
As the whole world watches with bated breath how the invasion of Ukraine unfolds, China is cautioning against the U.S. trying to build a “Pacific version of NATO” and has again warned that Washington’s ongoing...
As Ukraine War Rages On, Russia Increasingly Closes Off Its Internet to the World
After a week of threats and half-measures, Russia’s government has officially blocked Facebook and will continue to restrict Twitter and Instagram from the tens of millions of users in the country who use these social...
Russia Turns to Chinese Services as Mastercard, Visa, American Express Cancel the Kremlin
While China’s banks and its homegrown payments system could offer Russia a much-needed respite from crippling Western sanctions, Beijing has been toeing a careful diplomatic line between trying to maintain ties with Moscow in the...
China’s ‘Belt and Road’ and Strategic Interests Imperiled by Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine rages into its ninth day, Beijing has still refused to publicly condemn Putin’s actions and more international pressure is now being applied onto China.However, according to several observers and financial...
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Is China the Real Winner of the Russia-Ukraine War?
News analysis  Early in the morning of Feb. 24, the Russian Federation launched a “special military operation” on multiple fronts across Ukraine, escalating a frozen conflict that began in 2014 to a full-scale invasion. The...
Western Intelligence Report: China Asked Russia to Delay Invasion of Ukraine Until After Winter Olympics
A recent intelligence report has indicated that Chinese officials requested in early February that Russian forces wait until after the Beijing Olympics concluded before beginning an invasion into Ukraine, according to sources from the Biden...
In the Face of War, Does China Still Consider Russia an Ally?
News analysis With Russia’s already-struggling economy getting battered with sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine, China has so far been willing to extend the world’s largest country some gestures of support, such as by avoiding...
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Putin Facing a Mountain of Crippling Sanctions Following Invasion of Ukraine
Following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, nation’s across the globe unleashed a barrage of sanctions aimed at crippling Russia’s invasion effort and economy.  The United States has joined its European allies in dramatically escalating financial...