Russia and China

Putin awarded China’s Order of Friendship

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has conferred upon Russian President Vladimir Putin China’s Order of Friendship. Putin is the first foreign leader to have been awarded this high Chinese state decoration. …

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 Putin starts state visit to Beijing

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Beijing for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Kremlin earlier reported that Putin would hold talks with his Chinese …

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Lavrov: we are against revising JCPOA

On a visit to Beijing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had agreed with his Chinese counterpart to block any U.S. attempt to sabotage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. "We are against revising …

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Lavrov names priority of Russian foreign policy

The development of strategic partnership with China is a priority of Russian foreign policy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi today.  …

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China's defense minister to visit Moscow and Minsk

China’s Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will officially visit Russia and Belarus on April 1-8, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said. The statement says that at the invitation of Russian Defense …

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Chinese top diplomat to arrive in Russia

Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will be visiting Russia on March 27-28, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said at the briefing. "This trip shows that relations between …

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Russia's gold hoard is now bigger than China's

Russia has overtaken China as the fifth-biggest sovereign holder of gold, allowing it to diversify its foreign currency holdings amid a deepening rift with the US. The Bank of Russia in January increased its holdings by almost 20 metric …

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Chinese New Year at Diplomatic Club meeting

The Diplomatic Club at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China held a meeting dedicated to the folk traditions of celebrating the Chinese New Year.

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Diplomatic Club Meeting. Chinese New Year

The Diplomatic Club at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China held a meeting dedicated to the folk traditions of celebrating the Chinese New Year. The guests enjoyed the tea …

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China refuses to buy Russia's Polyus

Russia's top gold miner Polyus said that plans to sell a 10% stake to a consortium led by China's Fosun International had been dropped after one of the conditions of the agreement was not met. "After the condition precedent …

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