Beijing – An isolated Russia could be driven further into China’s arms economically in the wake of sanctions imposed over the invasion of Ukraine, but Beijing appears wary of offering a warm embrace.
Western countries have hit Russia’s economy hard including by closing airspace to the country’s planes, freezing assets and excluding seven banks from the SWIFT interbank messaging network.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.