Xi-Putin Meeting: Here’s What It Says About Their Current, and Future, Relationship

Though now clearly a junior partner to Xi, Putin’s expected trip to Beijing still signals that Russia and China share a common agenda when it comes to ending a Western-dominated international order

Vladimir Putin met with Xi Jinping in advance of Beijing Winter Olympics Vladimir Putin meets with Xi Jinping in advance of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Image: Presidential Executive Office of Russia, CC BY 4.0