Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Danil Bochkov
Opinion

Opinion

Danil Bochkov

US Covid-19 blame game is pushing China and Russia closer together. Are we heading for a new Cold War?

  • In drawing in Russia, the US-China conflict could become far more dangerous, and more inclined to proxy conflicts, with global interdependency today making any minor escalation particularly menacing

Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Carnival float figures of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are previewed in Cologne, Germany, on February 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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