Beijing’s latest move to evacuate its nationals from Ukraine

Insights 03/04/22, 16:28

The Ukraine crisis is the main issue of international concern. Recently, some Chinese citizens have reportedly left and traveled to neighboring countries in Ukraine. At a press conference of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Feb. 28, in response to the evacuation plan, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that ...

Chinese officials told Russian counterpart when to invade Ukraine: US officials

China 03/04/22, 16:13

Several senior Biden administration officials and one European official reported that senior Chinese officials told top Russian officials in early February not to attack Ukraine before the end of the Beijing Winter Olympics, The New York Times reported. The intelligence report noted that senior Chinese officials had a degree of knowledge ...

Beijing maintains Ukraine stance despite Russia’s nuclear threat

Insights 03/02/22, 20:09

Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin(汪文斌) hosted a regular press conference on Feb. 28. A reporter asked him about China’s attitude towards Putin’s order to put nuclear deterrent forces in a ‘special regime of combat duty’. In response, Wang Wenbin said that on one hand China is closely watching the development of ...

Russian-Ukrainian War: Chinese nationals in Ukraine in danger

Insights 03/02/22, 18:46

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has faced strong opposition from the West and the international community. However, China has avoided criticizing Moscow's actions. In contrast, the New York Times reported that Chinese internet users have shown they favor Russia, calling Putin "the best legacy of the former Soviet Union" and "the greatest ...

Will China give Russia a helping hand amid bank sanctions?

Economy 03/02/22, 18:10

Sanctions from Europe and the U.S. have moved to the Russian Central Bank, controlling 630 billion dollars of foreign exchange reserves. On the last day of February, the U.S. has increased its strict prohibition on transactions with the Russian central bank, intending to collapse the Russian economy and finance completely. ...

Ukraine asks China to make Russia stop the war

Insights 03/02/22, 17:51

On Tuesday, Ukrainian foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba called on China and other countries to pressure Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine. The call came as Kuleba had a telephone discussion with China's Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. His Chinese counterpart urged Kyiv to resolve the current crisis through negotiations with Moscow. According ...

Russia’s nuclear threat, China’s involvement behind the scenes?

Insights 03/02/22, 17:24

The situation in Russia and Ukraine continues to escalate. On Feb. 26, the Russian Ministry of Defense ordered an all-around attack on Ukraine, which Ukraine struggled to resist. Meanwhile, the U.S., UK, EU, and Canada took further action to remove Russian central banks from the SWIFT international payments system. On Feb. 27, the ...