Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials before concluding trip to Poland

U.S. 03/26/22, 17:44

On Saturday, March 26, U.S. President Joe Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials on his trip to Poland, according to Reuters. This was the first face-to-face meeting since the Russia-Ukraine conflict started. During the meeting in Warsaw, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov and President Biden, the ...

Chinese Foreign Minister visits India

China 03/26/22, 02:59

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited India on Friday, March 25. Wang's trip is the visit of the most senior Chinese official after a deadly clash on the China-India border in 2020. India Express reported, attending the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting on March 22, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wang said: "On ...

Zelensky plans to hold talks with Xi, Chinese Foreign Ministry reacts

China 03/25/22, 01:06

According to the Wall Street Journal, Ukrainian presidential spokesman Andriy Yermak cited President Volodymyr Zelensky as saying that Zelensky plans to hold a phone call and an online meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the near future. Yermak tweeted, "Kyiv is hopeful Beijing will play a more prominent role in ...

Russia invited to G20 summit, Putin plans to attend

Europe 03/24/22, 20:23

Russian leader Vladimir Putin plans to be at the next G20 summit, which will be held in late October in Bali, Indonesia. The news about the Russian leader's intentions was given by Russia's ambassador to Indonesia, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the G20. Meanwhile, the United States and ...

Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine responds to China’s comments over U.S. assistance

China 03/23/22, 07:08

The Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Iryna Vereschuk, on Saturday, March 19, expressed dissatisfaction with China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian's statement on a Facebook post. Previously, Zhao criticized the U.S. for providing weapons to Ukraine, fearing that helping Ukraine with weapons could lead to more casualties among civilians. Iryna Vereschuk used ...

Michigan governor questioned for trying to shut down oil pipeline

U.S. 03/22/22, 13:37

A Democrat from Michigan was questioned after trying to close a major energy corridor. GOP Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted is concerned about Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's push to shut down Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline. The infrastructure is essential for transporting oil between the Midwest and Ontario refineries across the ...

US can’t confirm Russia used hypersonic missiles, DoD official says

U.S. 03/22/22, 13:04

Russia claimed Saturday, March 19, that it had used Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missiles to destroy a large weapons depot, but while the United States could not confirm it, the action may have been intended to send a message, a Biden administration DoD official said.  The Russian Defense Department showed on Twitter ...

Can the West use China to stop Russia’s aggression?

Politics 03/21/22, 23:34

The Ukrainian-Russian war continues to rage. Unlike other countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia, China has always maintained a "neutral" position. Many German-language media have put forward their analysis on whether the West has wooed China. An article in Germany's Daily Mirror (Der Tagesspiegel) under the headline "China stands by ...

China’s investment in Ukraine may suffer losses due to Russian bombings

China 03/21/22, 22:53

According to Apollo News, China sees Ukraine as the hub of China's century-long "Belt and Road" strategy into Europe and has invested heavily in the country, with projects ranging from subways and port terminals to wheat imports. However, all of these investments may have suffered significant losses in the war ...