Category Archives: China

Robert A. McConnell: Is the United States conceding Ukraine to China?

Ukraine is a flashpoint for American national security interests and international geopolitical stability. Russia’s war against Ukraine gets attention from Washington. The United States provides military support and other support to assist Ukraine in its efforts to defend against Vladimir Putin’s outrageous aggression. However, Russia is not the only threat to United States’ national security interests in Ukraine. It can

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National Security Advisor says US must ‘confront the Chinese across all spectrums’

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer Key takeaway: US National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien said the United States must be prepared to push back against Chinese aggression militarily, diplomatically, and economically, asserting that China continues to threaten its neighbors and attack US interests. Speaking at an Atlantic Council Front Page event broadcast on August 28, O’Brien also dismissed accusations

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The Coming Russian-Chinese Clash

The Kremlin, so ready to identify slights from Washington, has been willing to accept junior partner status in its relationship with Beijing. But how long will that last? by John Herbst The emerging Sino-Russian entente has rightly received a great deal of attention, but observers have missed the limitations to this entente and the first signs of problems to come.

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China has issued the first patent for the COVID-19 vaccine, although it has not yet been tested in humans

During research, the drug showed good results when tested on mice and guinea pigs. The State Intellectual Property Office of China has issued the first patent for the vaccine from COVID-19. It was received by the Academy of Military Medical Sciences of the People’s Liberation Army and CanSino Biologics, Xinhua reports . The Ad5-nCoV vaccine was developed by a team of scientists led by

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China imposes sanctions on Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio as diplomatic spat escalates

China’s foreign ministry said it would impose retaliatory sanctions against 11 American politicians and civil society leaders, including US senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, starting on Monday. It follows the Trump administration’s move on Friday to impose sanctions on 11 top Hong Kong and Chinese officials whom it accused of curtailing political freedoms in the city. Mr Cruz and

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DCH, Chinese investors to jointly develop Motor Sich

Representatives of the DCH group, owned by Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, have reached an agreement with Chinese investors representing Skyrizon Aircraft Holdings Limited on the joint development of Motor Sich, according to a statement posted on the group’s official website. “Both parties will conduct comprehensive cooperation by carrying out joint activities to improve the Ukrainian aircraft industry and, in particular, Zaporizhia-based PJSC

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EU Sanctions Russian, Chinese ‘Cyber Attackers’

The European Union imposed its first ever sanctions against alleged cyber attackers on Thursday, targeting Russian and Chinese individuals and a specialist unit of Moscow’s GRU military intelligence agency. An export firm based in North Korea and technology company from Tiajin, China, were also listed. The member states said measures would be taken against six individuals and three entities involved

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China blocks Putin’s Article on World War II

The Chinese translation of the article “75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future,” in which Putin justifies the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, holds the Polish leadership responsible for Hitler’s attack on the country and calls the Baltic countries’ accession to the USSR legal, appeared on the Chinese version of the Sputnik website (part of the “Russia Today”) on

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China is obscuring Russia’s ambitions

by Janusz Bugajski America’s increasing focus on China’s subversive activities can distract attention from a more immediate Russian threat. Kremlin officials view Washington’s growing preoccupation with China as a valuable opportunity to undermine Western cohesion and pursue their own goals in restoring a European empire. Ukraine and Belarus may well be President Vladimir Putin’s next strategic targets. Although both Russia

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China announces new sanctions against U.S.

Earlier, Washington imposed the number of restrictions that concern top-level Chinese officials China announced new sanctions against the U.S. after Washington imposed the number of restrictions that concern top-level Chinese officials, as Reuters reported. “China announced “corresponding sanctions” against the United States on Monday after Washington penalized senior Chinese officials over the treatment of minority Uighur Muslims in the western

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FBI director: China is ‘greatest threat’ to US

The director of the FBI has said that acts of espionage and theft by China’s government pose the “greatest long-term threat” to the future of the US. Speaking to the Hudson Institute in Washington, Christopher Wray described a multi-pronged disruption campaign. He said China had begun targeting Chinese nationals living abroad, coercing their return, and was working to compromise US

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STAND UP

If You Care About Your Own Freedom, Support Hong Kong Edward Lucas06 July 2020​ The blockade of West Berlin started the old cold war with the Soviet Union. The squeeze on Hong Kong has launched the new one with China. The communist regime in mainland China is crushing the former British colony. “One country, two systems” is over. The new national

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Between War and Capitulation

As we deal with aggression from China, Iran, and Russia, it’s time to dust off the Reagan Doctrine. Danielle Pletka This week, the People’s Republic of China imposed Chinese national security law on Hong Kong, violating the 1997 Sino-British declaration handing the territory to Beijing and slamming the door on what was left of a free Hong Kong. The United

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PM Johnson to phase out Huawei’s 5G role within months – The Telegraph

(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s technology in Britain’s 5G network as soon as this year, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday. Officials are drawing up proposals to stop installing new Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] equipment in the 5G network in as little as six months, and

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NO CHOICE

Edward Lucas Russia’s China Problem Is Not What It Seems ​ Vladimir Putin has a choice. That is more than the Russian people have in this month’s phony vote on constitutional changes. But after savoring his victory, the Russian leader will return to his desk in the Kremlin — and to the question of what to do about China. For

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Ukraine sold 18 tons of medical masks to Russia during Covid-19 pandemic, – ex-MP

18:10, 26 June 2020 – 112 UA The data state that Ukraine first sold 80 tons of masks to China in January-February and then bought Chinese ones in March. Ukraine exported more than 500 tons of medical masks prior to the coronavirus epidemic: 18 of them – to Russia. At the same time, Moscow was buying masks for less price than other

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Beijing lockdown tightens as new coronavirus outbreak spreads

China capital enters ‘extraordinary period’ after another 36 new cases are linked to a second seafood market Beijing authorities have locked down residential compounds and fired officials over a new Covid-19 outbreak as health officials warned the risk of the outbreak worsening was “very high”. On Monday, authorities announced 49 new cases, 36 of which were linked to the Xinfadi

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Brazilian President Bolsonaru threatens to withdraw his country from WHO

Only 100 days have passed since Bolsonaru called virus, from which one Brazilian dies every minute, ‘a little flu’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaru has threatened to withdraw his country from the World Health Organization, as Reuters reports. “Brazil will consider withdrawing from WHO if it does not cease to be a ‘partisan political organization’, Bolsonaru told reporters in a comment

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The UK Reverses Course on Huawei on 5G and Stands Up to China

It’s been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China’s flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is being taken away in London, the world’s biggest financial center, with major implications for its global operations.  The Daily Telegraph

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