US looms large as Russia’s Putin talks up ‘historic’ China ties: analyst
Why did Russia’s Putin talk up ‘historic’ China ties at St Petersburg cultural forum?
- China ties ‘never reached such a height and quality in the history of our states’, Vladimir Putin tells St Petersburg International Cultural Forum
- President’s comments target Chinese public opinion and reveal Moscow’s worries about possible US-China detente, Russian studies expert says
According to the Russian studies expert, Putin’s message was a clear response to recent diplomatic efforts in Beijing and Washington to ease strained …