Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP
Danil Bochkov
Opinion

Opinion

Danil Bochkov

Russia will not be Donald Trump’s tool in US diplomatic war against China

  • Suggestions that Russia be readmitted into an expanded G7 appear to be part of a ploy to make China look abandoned by its friends
  • Russia does not want to risk its relations with established partners for the sake of joining some exclusive clubs where it is not even wanted

Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping takes part remotely in a ceremony inaugurating the Power of Siberia pipeline via a video link, alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin (not in picture), in Sochi, Russia, on December 2 last year. Photo: Sputnik / AFP
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