Russian Ice Hockey Federation to wage ruthless war on doping abuseSport July 26, 19:53
Two Siberian residents jailed for killing three zoo birds in failed barbeque attemptSociety & Culture July 26, 18:43
Moscow slams Western media allegations about alleged Russian support for TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 26, 18:31
Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenshipWorld July 26, 18:25
Russia bolsters military potential in South to respond to emerging threats — defense chiefMilitary & Defense July 26, 16:09
Moscow to frame stance on new sanctions once US bill becomes lawRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 26, 16:03
Kazakhstan hopes to develop its own module for joint space station with RussiaScience & Space July 26, 15:34
EU diplomats move to slap more sanctions on Russia over Siemens turbines furorBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:11
London court binds Ukraine to pay par value of Eurobonds to RussiaBusiness & Economy July 26, 15:05
BEIJING, September 2. /TASS/. The Russian-Chinese relations are developing intensively despite all external problems, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Premier of the Chinese State Council Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
"Of course, we will use this favorable occasion (the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II) to talk about our bilateral relations, which, despite all external problems, are developing very intensively and benefit both the Chinese and Russian peoples," the Russian leader said.
For his part, Li Keqiang reiterated that "China and Russia are strategic partners." He also noted that the two countries jointly defended the results of World War II. "We are opposed to distorting and rewriting the results of World War II," he said. The Russian president also drew attention to this issue. According to him, it is important that Russia and China celebrate together the 70th anniversary of the Victory both on September 3 in Beijing and on May 9 in Moscow. "By doing so we demonstrate to both our peoples and the entire world that we have common assessment of the results of World War II and oppose the attempts to reject and distort history," Putin said.