Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP
Xi Jinping

Donald Trump is trying to woo Vladimir Putin, but Xi Jinping has already won his heart

Trump’s charm offensive towards Putin has caused unease in the US – and it comes a month after Xi said the Russian premier was his ‘most intimate friend’

Topic |   Xi Jinping
Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin receives China’s first ‘friendship medal’ from Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 8. Xi has called Putin his ‘most intimate friend’. Photo: pool via AP
READ FULL ARTICLE