Posts tagged as interference

Putin uses G-20 to strengthen alliances, soothe tensions

By Vladimir Isachenkov on Friday, June 28, 2019

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin used a series of talks with global leaders at the Group of 20 summit on Friday to strengthen old alliances and try to soothe tensions with rivals. Putin used his meetings with the leaders of China and India to find common ground on issues such as opposing protectionism, while his long-delayed talks with the American and British leaders likelier touched on thornier issues. Putin’s meeting with…

China is Still Trying Very Hard to Have a Negotiated Solution

Friday, September 28, 2018

Donald Trump chaired a meeting of the UN security council at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday where he accused China of interference in the upcoming US mid-term election. Pauline Loong, Hong-Kong-based economist, for her views on Trump’s rhetoric and economic war towards China. Trump’s accusations come as he imposed heavy trade tariffs on Chinese goods earlier this week. Accused of escalating a trade war, Donald Trump was undeterred as he threatened a further…

Leader of German Left Slams US ‘Aggressive Ways’, Urges Closer Ties With Russia

Monday, August 13, 2018

Relations between Moscow and Brussels have deteriorated significantly since the coup in Ukraine led to Crimea’s reunification with Russia in 2014. After the US, EU and several countries sanctioned Russia over its alleged interference in Ukraine’s domestic affairs, Russia launched counter-sanctions. In an interview with the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, the leader of Germany’s Left Party Sahra Wagenknecht specifically focused on what she described as the Trump administration’s “aggressive ways to…