Xi, cast as peacemaker, wades into Russia’s war in Ukraine

China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, has cast himself as a global statesman, to restore diplomatic ties while extolling the virtues of “Chinese solutions and wisdom” in solving the world’s biggest security challenges.

Now, Xi is putting himself at the center of Russia’s war with Ukraine, working to portray himself as a mediator who could cool down the protracted fight.

The Chinese leader is , and a call with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine could follow. China has already , although it does not address important details such as whether Russian troops would withdraw. In announcing Xi’s visit to Russia, a Chinese […]

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