Russia talks ‘a great risk for China’ as Xi and Putin meet in Samarkand

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are meeting in the ancient Silk Road city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan this week, an event that will be watched closely across Central Asia, in European capitals and Washington DC. The Kremlin has already hailed the importance of the planned meeting, which will be held on the margins of a Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit on Thursday, noting that it’s particularly important amid tensions with the West. “The meeting has a special significance in view of the current international situation,” Putin’s foreign affairs advi…

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