Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, their second for the year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, their second for the year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Diplomacy

Xi and Putin to put on show of unity after Russia and China left out of Biden’s democracy summit

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a virtual meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, their second virtual discussion this year
  • Both countries face criticism and pressure from the West, but observers say presenting a united front would signal to the US in particular they are aligned

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, their second for the year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, their second for the year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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