Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in February and is seen by some as having some sway over Moscow. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in February and is seen by some as having some sway over Moscow. Photo: TNS

Ukraine: cracks emerge in EU’s push for China to influence Russia

  • The bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has been working to persuade Beijing to help, but some in Europe see it as the wrong tactic
  • With the invasion into its fourth week and China yet to condemn Russia, any opportunity to mediate may already have been missed

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in February and is seen by some as having some sway over Moscow. Photo: TNS
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in February and is seen by some as having some sway over Moscow. Photo: TNS
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