Did Chelski's billionaire Roman Abramovich fund that huge 'This Is Russia' flag unfurled over three tiers of the National Stadium during the grudge match between Poland and bitter football - and political - rivals Russia?Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am
When the six member states of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) gather in Beijing for the group's annual summit tomorrow, they are expected to push an agenda showing the bloc is becoming more united and able to cast a larger influence on global affairs.5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Russia handed over half of an island in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang to China yesterday, formally ending a decades-long border dispute between the two countries, state media said.15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Landmark agreement ends decades-old row
Russia officially returned parts of contested islands on its eastern border to China yesterday as officials signed a protocol ending decades of dispute over the territory.22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
As Beijing intensifies its courtship of Moscow and Central Asian countries, Vice-Premier Wu Yi is heading to Russia for a three-city visit to promote Chinese business and meet Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Ms Wu will spend tomorrow and Sunday in St Petersburg, Monday in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi and Tuesday in Moscow.8 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
The British Government has embarrassed Chinese authorities over non-payment of a GBP250,000 (HK$3.18 million) rates bill for its five-storey embassy in London.
The embassy has refused to settle its bill for the past few years because of a dispute over how much it should pay.1 Aug 1998 - 12:00am