Huawei has been in turmoil since the Trump administration banned US companies from selling hi-tech equipment to the Chinese telecoms giant over suspicions it is spying for Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Huawei signs deal to develop 5G in Russia, on sidelines of meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin

  • Agreement was signed on sidelines of meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin in Moscow
  • Huawei will work with Russian telecoms company MTS to develop network over the next year
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Huawei has been in turmoil since the Trump administration banned US companies from selling hi-tech equipment to the Chinese telecoms giant over suspicions it is spying for Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

China and Russia to close ranks in united front against American pressure following Xi Jinping’s meeting with Vladimir Putin

  • Moscow and Beijing could be about to upgrade their relationship to something close to an alliance as both try to fend off pressure from the West, sources say
  • After meeting with Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin tells Tass that the two nations’ agreement on global issues is at ‘an unprecedentedly high level’
Topic |   Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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