Foreign Affairs - 17 Dec 2021

Russia and China: Guardians of Democracy

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No, it’s not Guns N’ Roses’ new album title.

On Wednesday, Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin – two mighty pillars of global democracy – sat down for a video chat.

Their call resounded with backslapping and brotherly bonhomie:

The two leaders hailed “model ties” between the tw...

Snuh-ohez.

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