Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images

China-Ukraine infrastructure deal a surprise for observers of Beijing, Kyiv and Moscow geopolitics

  • China and Ukraine have a complicated past but they have signed a new deal to work together on roads, bridges and railway projects
  • Growing speculation suggests Beijing used vaccine diplomacy to pressure Kyiv to withdraw from a statement on Xinjiang signed by over 40 countries

Topic |   US-China relations
Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Beijing announced on July 4 it had signed an agreement with Ukraine encouraging companies and financial institutions from both countries to cooperate” on roads, bridges and railways projects. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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