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U.S. officials sanctions strengthens Russian-Chinesee alliance

The long-awaited meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin came and went without agreement on a massive natural gas deal that reportedly would have seen Gazprom supply China with 38 million cubic meters of natural gas each year. Both sides remain optimistic that the 30-year, $400 billion deal will be finalized […]

China and Russia Block Referral of Syria to Court

Nevertheless, the court will not take on war crimes in Syria, not anytime soon anyway. China and Russia voted Thursday against a Security Council resolution that would have empowered the world tribunal to go after perpetrators of crimes against humanity in Syria. Before the vote, the United Nations deputy secretary general, Jan Eliasson, issued a […]