This screengrab taken on March 30, 2022 from video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows  
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during his first visit to China since Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine in February. Photo: AFP
This screengrab taken on March 30, 2022 from video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during his first visit to China since Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine in February. Photo: AFP
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Data shows tighter convergence of Chinese, Russian messaging, US analysts say

  • Studies show alignment of Chinese and Russian official and media narratives of the conflict, as well as differences
  • New data comes to light amid a dispute between US and Chinese officials over who bears responsibility for Russia’s invasion

This screengrab taken on March 30, 2022 from video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows  
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during his first visit to China since Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine in February. Photo: AFP
This screengrab taken on March 30, 2022 from video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during his first visit to China since Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine in February. Photo: AFP
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