Reports Tagged: Ukraine

May 02, 2024

China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to pay state visits to France, Serbia, and Hungary from May 5 to May 10. It will mark his first state visit of the

December 22, 2022

All eyes were focused yesterday on the historic speech that was given by Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States Congress, in which he eloquently outlined the determination and

October 13, 2022

An article in Russia’s Izvestia newspaper in which Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is quoted as saying Moscow is ready to start a dialogue with Washington over the war in

October 04, 2022

Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on February 24 of this year, world leaders have looked to China’s President Xi Jinping to step in as a potential moderating influence

September 20, 2022

A statement made by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on the eve of a summit meeting last Thursday with China’s President Xi Jinping in Samarkand that he understands China’s “questions and

July 08, 2022

Sources in Beijing have offered a rare glimpse into discussions between senior leaders in China and Russia regarding the war in Ukraine, as well as their assessment of the conflict.

April 05, 2022

China’s Premier Li Keqiang recently concluded three symposiums to study the impact of the war in Ukraine on the global financial system and on the Chinese renminbi. The meetings focused

March 31, 2022

Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz spoke yesterday on the phone with Russia’s Vladimir Putin about Moscow’s demand that gas bills be settled in rubles from here on by “unfriendly” countries, like

March 30, 2022

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov traveled to Tunxi, Anhui province, in China today ostensibly for a two-day “Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan.” Chinese sources tout

March 30, 2022

After an initial headline shock, markets generally dismissed demands last week by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin that purchases of Russian gas exports be paid for in Russian rubles instead of

March 23, 2022

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced today that he will demand payment for Russia’s natural gas from countries it defines as hostile be made in Rubles starting in a week, after

March 22, 2022

At the European Union Summit in Versailles on March 10 and 11, Paris pushed hard for a joint borrowing plan to deal with the “exogenous shock” to the EU of

March 21, 2022

US President Joseph Biden and China’s President Xi Jinping held a video call last Friday, March 18, to discuss the Ukraine crisis, convened at the request of President Biden. The

March 03, 2022

President Xi Jinping has instructed China’s State Council to support Russia in the spheres of economy, finance, trade, and high technology, and to help Russia cope with western sanctions. Chinese

March 03, 2022

The southern Ukrainian port city of Kherson has fallen to Russian Federation troops, with Mariupol and Kharkiv under siege, and with historic Odessa, where Russia’ President Vladimir Putin has explicitly

March 02, 2022

The European Commission announced today that due to the expected negative impact of the war in Ukraine on European growth, they will re-think whether EU fiscal rules that impose limits

March 02, 2022

The European Union has formally adopted the latest package of sanctions against Russia (and Belarus, more on Belarus below), under which seven Russian banks will be disconnected from the SWIFT

March 01, 2022

Beijing released a statement today after a call between China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Ukraine’s Dmytro Kuleba deploring the outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine and has publicly

February 22, 2022

Much has been made in the press and analyst community of statements by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi over the weekend expressing Beijing’s support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

February 23, 2022

At 23:10 pm Beijing time (18:10 Moscow time, February 21), Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov placed an urgent call to China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. In the