From USA Today:

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Russia from Monday to Wednesday in an apparent show of support for Russian President Vladimir Putin amid sharpening East-West tensions over the conflict in Ukraine. Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is expected to dominate discussions. China has sought to project itself as neutral in the conflict even while last year, Beijing declared it had a “no-limits” friendship with Russia. It has refused to condemn Moscow’s invasion. China has said the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries should be respected, while condemning Western sanctions and accusing NATO and the U.S. of provoking Russia into military action. Read more Russia-Ukraine updates.

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