Ukraine tests China’s ‘limitless’ friendship with Russia
Beijing appears to be throwing its weight behind Russia. The decision will impact not only the crisis in Ukraine, but also the global geopolitical landscape.
Countries around the world have rushed to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. China is not one of them.
Instead, China has provided robust diplomatic support for Russia, while blaming the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for creating the crisis. “When NATO has made five waves of eastward expansion, Russia’s legitimate demands should be valued and properly resolved,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang...