Xi Jinping Offers Russia Economic Support After Zelensky Warns World to Defend Taiwan

Xi Jinping Offers Russia Economic Support After Zelensky Warns World to Defend Taiwan


Chinese dictator Xi Jinping called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to offer financial support and backing on Russia’s “respective core interests,” Chinese state media revealed, just days after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned the world to defend Taiwan now before China decides to invade it.

Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, colonizing its Crimean Peninsula that year and fueling an eight-year-old war between Kyiv and Russian-backed “states” in the eastern Donbas region. In February, Putin expanded the war by bombarding Kyiv, its suburbs, the southern port city of Mariupol, and other key areas, launching a full-scale assault. As a result, much of the Western world has called for a boycott of Russian products and divestment from the country.

China has abstained from

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