Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin agreed to deepen their unprecedented partnership. Photo: Xinhua

Russia and China sign deals worth US$20 billion as Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin’s growing friendship bears fruit

  • Agreements to boost cooperation in spheres such as energy and technology highlight closer partnership in face of tensions with US
Topic |   Russia

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Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin agreed to deepen their unprecedented partnership. Photo: Xinhua
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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

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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