Kremlin reveals date for visit of China’s Xi

Kremlin reveals date for visit of China’s Xi

The Russian and Chinese leaders will discuss Ukraine, energy and military cooperation, Kremlin aide outlines

The two-day visit by Chinese leader Xi Jinping to Moscow next week will be business-like and “unburdened by any additional ceremonial things,” an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed.

Yury Ushakov told journalists that a one-on-one meeting between Putin and Xi will take place at the Kremlin on Monday afternoon.

“We [Russia] attach great importance to this informal conversation behind closed doors because during it the most crucial and sensitive issues in the relations between the two countries, including conduct on the international arena,…