President Biden addresses the Canadian Parliament

(The stream is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you don’t see a video above at that time.) President Joe Biden will address the Canadian Parliament on Friday afternoon as he seeks to strengthen ties between the two countries amid several international threats. Concerns about China and Russia are … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

An hour ago Several civilians killed in Russian night strikes: Ukrainian news agency A residential building damaged after Russia carried out a drone attack in the town of Rzhyshchiv in kyiv, Ukraine, March 22, 2023. Oleksii Chumachenko | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Several people were killed in Russian strikes on different parts of Ukraine … Read more

Ukraine awaits its moment with the Chinese Xi, but will Kiev be heard?

Ukrainian servicemen drive towards Bakhmut in a BMP infantry fighting vehicle in eastern Ukraine on March 22, 2023. Aris Messinis | AFP | Getty Images Ukraine has been unusually tight-lipped about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s high-level visit to Moscow this week, watching Russia roll out the red carpet for the Chinese leader and waiting for … Read more

China’s Xi quits Russia after giving Putin a boost, but no public promise of weapons

Chinese President Xi Jinping left Moscow on Wednesday morning after a closely watched and highly choreographed visit that saw him side by side with Vladimir Putin just days after an international arrest. warrant has been issued against the Russian leader for alleged war crimes in Ukraine. In a show of unity and an apparent blow … Read more

Russian drones kill 4 in Ukrainian dormitory, as rival summits come to an end

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia launched explosive drones that killed at least four people in a student dormitory near Kiev before dawn on Wednesday, just hours after the Japanese prime minister left the Ukrainian capital. following a show of support for the country. On the same day, Chinese leader Xi Jinping left Moscow after discussing … Read more

China, Russia affirm multi-year economic cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to cooperate in a range of economic and trade areas. High on the list is the increased use of “local” currency, Chinese state media said. The assertion of Russian-Chinese economic cooperation comes as the United States and its allies sanctioned Russia for its unprovoked … Read more

Xi, Putin start Kremlin talks with Ukraine on agenda

Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived at the Kremlin on Tuesday for official talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the Ukraine conflict high on the agenda. Xi entered the Kremlin on a red carpet and was greeted by a military band and a delegation of senior Russian officials, including Putin, as the two nations seek … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

18 minutes ago Chinese Xi invites Putin to visit China this year Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow March 20, 2023. Xi said he had invited Putin to visit China this year, agencies reported on Tuesday. Russian press. Sergei Karpukhin Sputnik | … Read more

What Putin and Xi each get out of their “friendship”

Xi meets Putin in the Kremlin on Monday. Photo: Sergei Karpukhin/Sputnik via Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed solidarity with his “dear friend” Vladimir Putin this week in Moscow – a visit that also underscores Russia’s dependence on China to keep its economy and war machine running. . Why is this important: China helped … Read more

Xi Jinping meets Putin to give isolated Russian leader a boost

Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on Monday for a three-day visit that shows Beijing’s new diplomatic swagger and offers a welcome political boost to Russian President Vladimir Putin as fighting in Ukraine turns into a war of relentless wear.. China and Russia described Xi’s trip as part of efforts to deepen their “boundless … Read more