SCO Summit: Putin criticises the West for "economic selfishness"

SCO Summit: Putin criticises the West for “economic selfishness”

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that fundamental transformations have taken shape in the world and that they are irreversible. The leader made the remarks at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Uzbekistan. Mr Putin also slammed what he…

China willing to make efforts with Russia to assume role of "great powers": Xi

China willing to make efforts with Russia to assume role of “great powers”: Xi

China President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met for highly-anticipated talks in Uzbekistan, where they are attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Mr Putin thanked Mr Xi for maintaining a balanced position on Ukraine, while Mr…

Xi, Putin meet at key Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan

Xi, Putin meet at key Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan

China President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met for highly-anticipated talks in Uzbekistan, where they are attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Mr Putin thanked his Chinese counterpart for maintaining a balanced position on Ukraine. It…

Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since start of COVID-19

Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since start of COVID-19

Beijing’s neutrality on Russia’s war in Ukraine and Moscow’s tilt towards Asia are likely to be on display this week when President Xi Jinping makes his first official visit outside China since the start of COVID-19. Mr Xi will visit…

Putin accuses US of trying to "drag out" conflict in Ukraine

Putin accuses US of trying to “drag out” conflict in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of dragging out the war in Ukraine. He also alleged the US is fanning tensions in Asia to stir up global instability. Mr Putin said the AUKUS security pact between Australia, the…

Putin and Erdogan to discuss Syria, Ukraine during talks

Putin and Erdogan to discuss Syria, Ukraine during talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are meeting once again. It is the second meeting between the leaders in just 17 days. The Turkish military operation in Syria and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are on…

Russia says over 1,000 troops have surrendered in Mariupol but Ukraine denies claims

Russia says over 1,000 troops have surrendered in Mariupol but Ukraine denies claims

Russia is tightening its noose on the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. It said over 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered. If seized, Mariupol will be the first major city to fall to Russian forces since the February invasion. If…

Ukrainian forces preparing for 'last battle' to take control of Mariupol

Ukrainian forces preparing for ‘last battle’ to take control of Mariupol

Ukrainian troops are readying for a “last battle” to control the besieged port of Mariupol. They have said their ammunition is running out and they are surrounded by the Russian army. Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has addressed South Korean…

China's Xi and Russia's Putin hail ties amid tensions with West

China’s Xi and Russia’s Putin hail ties amid tensions with West