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In Moscow, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping launch a new challenge to the West


DECRYPTION – The Chinese president began a visit on Monday during which the two powers, despite sometimes divergent interests, plan to display their partnership.

Some diplomatic tete-a-tetes are a boost to history.

This is the case of the meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

It has not only removed the masks, but also removed the distorting filter that has covered international power relations for several years.

By projecting their model and their common ambition onto the world, China and Russia are launching a new challenge to Westerners.


"without limits"

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is not an alliance.

It was on this certainty, fed by the growing dissymmetry between Beijing and Moscow, that the Europeans, the French in the lead, had thought, at the start of the invasion of Ukraine, of being able to separate China and Russia.

Certain that economic interests always take precedence over ideology, they have tried to see in China a neutral power tired of the murderous flight of its partner to Ukraine and the inability of the Russian army to win the war.

“China does not want to get involved…

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Source: lefigaro

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