China requests state insurers to examine exposure to Russia

Insights 03/10/22, 16:44

The Chinese regulatory authority has asked at least two state-owned insurance companies to urgently report their business and investments in Russia due to concerns about the damage to the two economies amid the intense war between Russia and Ukraine. Reuters, citing sources, reported on Saturday that the authority also required the ...

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 ...

US-sanctioned Chinese business may assist Russia in evading sanctions

China 03/02/22, 04:00

The Financial Times reported on Feb. 27 that Chinese companies already sanctioned by the United States, such as Huawei and SMIC, may help Russia evade sanctions in semiconductors and telecommunications over the series of restrictions the Biden administration announced on Feb. 24. According to the Atlantic Council, one possible economic sanction ...

Two contradictory faces of Chinese regime amid Russian invasion of Ukraine: Experts

Insights 03/01/22, 03:44

The Chinese regime has made contradictory statements about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, claiming that it understands Russia's security needs and that Ukraine's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity should be respected. Some analysts believe that the matter has put the Chinese regime in an awkward dilemma, forcing it to issue contradictory ...

Xi asks Putin to negotiate, EU freezes Russian officials’ assets

China 02/28/22, 00:47

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked Putin to "negotiate" to resolve the conflict with Ukraine as Russian troops step up the invasion. According to the Financial Times, Xi told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to use "balanced negotiations" in a phone call on Feb. 25. Xi reiterated that China respects all countries' ...

US: China-Russia relations navigate toward ‘destructive’ world order

China 02/24/22, 15:24

State Department spokesman Ned Price said during a daily press briefing on Feb. 23 that every responsible government in the world, including China, should persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the Ukraine issue. Price expressed "great concern" about the course of China-Russia relations, referring to an improved "no limits" collaboration ...

Beijing aligns with Moscow in calling on NATO to stop admitting new members

Insights 02/20/22, 19:40

At the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 19, China joined Russia, saying that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should not include Ukraine. This is one of Russia's demands in the Ukraine crisis. In response, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg noted, "For the first time we now see Beijing joining Moscow in ...

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