Ukraine Tensions
The UK, a major power in Europe that has been one of the most hostile forces in its efforts to target Russia since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, is now being sanctioned by Russia with a blacklist that includes senior British officials including the prime minister, while London has also been criticized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) due to its problematic treatment toward refugees.
By Yang Sheng and Wan Hengyi | 2022/4/17 23:04:08
  • Instability brewer: Behind every war and turmoil in the world is shadow of the Star-Spangled Banner

    In order to seek global hegemony, the US has used many resources including political, economic, cultural, educational, and the manipulation of public opinion platforms, and has created turmoil around the world under the banner of "human rights," "democracy," and "freedom."?

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/27 21:56:06
  • 'Taiwan is not Ukraine,' linking the two is to create new crisis across Taiwan Straits: Chinese FM

    The Taiwan question is fundamentally different from the Ukraine issue and linking the two is to intentionally create a new crisis across the Taiwan Straits, said Wang Wenbin, spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, at a press conference on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/28 18:52:37
  • Ukraine crisis instigator: US-led NATO reneges on 'Not one inch eastward' promise to compress Russia's space to the extreme

    Since the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine began, the international community has become increasingly aware of the roles the US and NATO have played behind the crisis.

    By Zhang Hao | 2022/3/23 23:45:24
  • Totally false information that China has 'prior knowledge, acquiescence, or connivance' on Russia's military operation: Ministry of Defense

    Claims that China had prior knowledge, acquiesced, or tacitly supported Russia's military operations are totally false and are intended to shirk responsibility and smear China, said Wu Qian, spokesperson of China's Ministry of National Defense on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/24 22:09:11
  • Washington benefits from Ukraine's misfortune: Global Times editorial

    By March 24, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has lasted one month. All peace-loving people in the world hope that this bloody conflict, which could have been avoided, could end soon. However, the US and NATO, which hold the key to resolving the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, have made no practical moves to end the war. Instead, they are still intensifying contradictions and escalating confrontation, creating obstacles for negotiations between Russia and Ukraine.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/24 0:04:59
  • Unmasking the superpower: Where the Ukraine crisis started

    Unmasking the superpower: Where the Ukraine crisis started

    By Xu Zihe | 2022/3/23 23:57:09
  • US pardoned Japan's war criminals in exchange for Unit 731 chemical weapons – how trustworthy is its clarification on Ukraine labs?

    The US is a country with a long history of using and developing chemical and biological weapons in other countries, and such moves, that contravene human rights bills and international laws that could be traced back to 1940s after World War II, have been largely ignored by most mainstream Western media outlets, and analysts have predicted that the US' dirty record in this field could spike global concerns over its recent operating of biological laboratories worldwide.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/22 22:41:53
  • China, Pakistan should strengthen coordination on Afghanistan and Ukraine issues: FM Wang Yi

    China and Pakistan should strengthen coordination on international and regional issues such as Afghanistan and Ukraine, practice true multilateralism and oppose power politics, bullying and unilateral sanctions, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday at a joint conference with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/22 11:12:06
  • US is reestablishing a new Inquisition using Russia-Ukraine crisis as excuse: Global Times editorial

    The US, leading several attendants, is launching a round of international mobilization to condemn Russia. After US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused China of standing “on the wrong side of history” in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison immediately followed suit by putting pressure on China. During his visit to India, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida raised his voice on the Ukraine issue, attempting to lobby New Delhi to switch its stance to condemn Russia. Even the Associated Press tweeted, “Amid a worldwide chorus of condemnation against Russia's war on Ukraine, Africa has remained mostly quiet.”

    By Global Times | 2022/3/22 1:59:15
  • Italian union protests against sending weapons to Ukraine in humanitarian cargo – 'We risk WWIII'

    "We don't think sending weapons solves the situation [conflict between Russia and Ukraine] because we risk a third world war," said a representative of an Italian workers union that blocked arms shipments to Ukraine under the guise of humanitarian aid.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2022/3/21 22:49:34
  • GT Voice: EU needs caution in attempting to pressure China over Ukraine

    As China and the EU prepare for a scheduled summit early next month, which is expected to focus on bilateral cooperation in a wide range of areas, there have been some hostile and irrational voices that appear to be aimed at using the Russia-Ukraine conflict to undermine or even derail the meeting.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/21 22:43:08
  • China 'won't be coerced by US' on its ties with Russia

    After the video call between Chinese and US top leaders, the US side and Western media are trying to hype a narrative that Washington is warning Beijing that any attempt "to provide military support" to Moscow would bring consequences. However, Chinese experts said such a ridiculous approach is an arrogant and useless coercion that is doomed to fail, and China has strong confidence in its foreign policy on the Ukraine issue and it will not be coerced by anyone.

    By Yang Sheng and Wan Hengyi | 2022/3/20 22:28:13
  • Africa should not be forgotten, marginalized or victimized when Ukraine crisis hits world: Wang Yi

    When the Ukraine crisis has had a huge impact on the situation in Europe and the impact is spilling over to the whole world, Africa, in particular, should not be forgotten, marginalized or victimized, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi after meeting with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Sunday.

    By Cui Fandi | 2022/3/20 22:33:36
  • West brings info war against Russia into space by 'distorting' cosmonauts' clothing choice

    The "fashion choice" of the three cosmonauts who just arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday has become the latest tool that the US-led West has employed in their "information war against Russia" amid the ongoing Ukraine tensions.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/3/20 16:09:55
  • US continues to push harsh narrative to pressure China over Ukraine crisis; a self-deceiving move of no help

    After the widely observed virtual summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden on March 18, some US officials and mainstream US media outlets still tried to continue to push the harsh narrative against China with the headlines such as "Biden warns China of 'consequences,'" a move that attempts to hype isolation of Russia and to show US "toughness" against China, analysts said, noting that such self-deceiving narrative will not help solve the Ukraine crisis and if the US takes no practical action, the consequences of the crisis will be unbearable, not only for Europe, the US itself will not be spared.

    By Xu Hailin and Liu Xin | 2022/3/19 21:07:43
  • Chinese Vice FM highlights root cause of Ukraine crisis, urges Asia-Pacific to cherish peace

    The root cause of the current Ukraine crisis lies in the Cold War mentality and power politics, and there are some lessons that should be learned from it, including that one should not seek absolute unilateral security and group confrontation, globalization should not be "weaponized" and small countries should not be used as pawns, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said at a forum on Saturday, less than one day after the video meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden on Friday evening.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/19 18:01:58
  • China urges relevant parties to clarify over US bio labs in Ukraine at UNSC meeting

    China reiterated its concern and urged the relevant parties to make clarifications to dispel doubts over US biolabs in Ukraine, according to a conference held at the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/19 13:13:46
  • The 17th flight that brought back Chinese citizens evacuated from Ukraine arrives in Changsha

    The 17th flight that brought back Chinese citizens evacuated from Ukraine arrived in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province, at 6:45 am on March 19.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/19 9:52:47
  • China-Russia relations the most important strategic asset that cannot be damaged by US provocation

    China's position on Ukraine crisis is consistent. China will never dance to the tune of the US or sacrifice ties with Russia to satisfy US demands. China-Russia ties are the most important & stable diplomatic strategic asset that cannot be damaged.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/18 21:08:49
  • Chinese FM urges US to reflect on its responsibility using a string of questions to respond to foreign media's pressure over the Ukraine crisis

    "As the initiator of the Ukraine crisis, why does the US not reflect on its and NATO's responsibility of causing the current security crisis in Europe? Why does it not rethink its hypocrisy in fanning the flames of the Ukraine crisis? Why doesn't the EU media rethink how the region has become a battlefield?" Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian asked in response to some foreign media's questions on China's stand on the Ukraine crisis.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/18 20:17:16
  • US censorship makes Americans believe there's no context of Ukraine war: Lee Camp of RT America after being shut down

    There is a wave of censorship that is sweeping across America and it's very dangerous, but it won't stop with me and RT America, said former host for RT America Lee Camp.

    By Wang Wenwen | 2022/3/18 17:39:13
  • China sends tough signal ahead of Xi-Biden talk to set firm position on bilateral ties, Ukraine issue

    Just hours before the phone call between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden on Friday, China, in a rare move, sent tough signals, stating it will never accept US threats and coercion over the Ukraine issue and vowing to make a strong response if the US takes measures harming China's legitimate interests.

    By Zhang Hui and Liu Xin | 2022/3/18 17:35:02
  • Exclusive: China never accepts US coercion on Ukraine, will take strong countermeasures if interests of Chinese companies, individuals violated

    An anonymous official told the Global Times that at the request of the US, Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden will hold a phone call to exchange views on China-US relations and the Ukraine situation; out of considerations of bilateral relations, promoting peace talks and urging the US to take right stance, China accepted the proposal.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/18 15:13:39
  • After NATO expansion and sanctions, Russia knows there's no goodwill from the West

    Russia does not oppose globalization. Moreover, it once tried to lean toward the West economically and politically. Yet after years of NATO expansion and sanctions, Russia now understands that there is not at all goodwill from the West.

    By Cheng Yawen | 2022/3/17 23:18:56
  • Chinese FM hits back as West pressures China to choose sides in Ukraine crisis

    When asked whether China's position on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict is awkward, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said China's position is as open, fair and objective as it has always been.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/17 21:25:27
  • French Embassy in China enrages Chinese netizens over inappropriate post amid Ukraine crisis

    The French Embassy in China was criticized by Chinese netizens for disrespecting China's tortured history and hurting the feelings of the Chinese people after the embassy quoted a well-known Chinese writer Lu Xun which is thought to be intended to criticize Russia. However, the quote was originally meant to slam the crimes committed by French imperialists in China.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/17 21:50:23
  • China willing to make efforts to help Ukraine overcome humanitarian crisis: Chinese FM

    China supports all efforts that will help de-escalate tensions and reach a political settlement in Ukraine, and China is willing to make its contribution to help the country overcome the humanitarian crisis, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Thursday in response to Chinese ambassador in Ukraine Fan Xianrong's remarks on helping Ukraine with its economy during a meeting with local officials in Lviv.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/17 18:24:14
  • Chinese envoy debunks Ukraine crisis rumors

    Two days after China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi met with US national security advisor Jake Sullivan in Rome, Chinese Ambassador to the US Qin Gang reiterated China's stance on the Ukraine crisis and hit back at recent rumors and disinformation spread by some US politicians, whose conduct have showed the country's true face of "an empire of lies" by passing the buck to China, despite knowing that the cause of the crisis is the NATO's eastward expansion.

    By Cao Siqi, Wan Hengyi and Bai Yunyi | 2022/3/16 22:58:07
  • Taiwan question is fundamentally different from Ukraine issue: Taiwan Affairs Office

    The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority recently has been hyping up the situation in Ukraine and the so-called threat from the Chinese mainland, deliberately increasing cross-Straits confrontation and preaching wars, which exposes their hypocricy, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/16 20:15:44
  • US fails to trap China over Ukraine at Yang-Sullivan meeting

    On the same day as a seven-hour meeting between senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Rome on Monday which was described by some media outlets as "intense," US Air Force General Kenneth Wilsbach blatantly threatened to teach China a lesson from the Ukraine situation, which could be applied to the Taiwan question. Such conceit was defied by the first direct high-level engagement between Chinese and US officials over the situation in Ukraine on which Washington had tried to misguide Beijing to serve its own interests, although failing to do so as the Chinese side stressed its consistent stance on the issue and urged the US side to correct its wrong words and deeds.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/15 23:18:00
  • Chinese FM supports Indonesia to keep Ukraine crisis off G20 agenda

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said that although the Group of 20 (G20) is a major forum for international economic cooperation, it is not an appropriate forum to discuss the Ukraine crisis.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/15 20:50:10
  • China criticizes US' inconsistency on Taiwan question at Yang-Sullivan meeting as US fails to impose its Ukraine stand

    China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi met with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in the Italian capital of Rome on Monday, elaborating on China's position on the situation in Ukraine and calling on the international community to jointly support Russia-Ukraine peace talks. The two sides also had candid, in-depth and constructive discussions on China-US relations and agreed on jointly implementing the consensus reached by the two heads of state and managing the differences.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/15 12:38:49
  • 'Indivisible security principle' established by the OSCE should be put into practice: Chinese envoy to the UN concerning Ukraine

    The world needs dialogue and cooperation, and does not need a new Cold War. Differences between countries in national interests, social systems and ideologies should not become obstacles to dialogue, nor should they become reasons for confrontation, Zhang Jun, Chinas permanent representative to the United Nations, said at the UN Security Council on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/15 11:12:43
  • US fans flames with more weapons to Ukraine as Russia, Ukraine, Europe ramp up diplomatic efforts

    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, most relevant parties including Moscow, Kiev, Paris and Berlin have made frequent diplomatic efforts including direct talks between national leaders or the meeting between foreign ministers to seek a way out of the crisis, but Washington continues to supply weapons to keep the conflict from ending, experts said.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/13 22:23:03
  • Russia-Ukraine conflict affects fertilizer market, but overall impact on China 'limited'

    The Russia-Ukraine conflict has resulted in a rift in global fertilizer supply chains, with both countries moving to suspend their fertilizer exports, inevitably putting upward pressure on China's potash fertilizer market that remains reliant on imported potash, industry analysts said on Sunday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/13 21:51:13
  • In Ukraine crisis, US finds itself in a position of permanent overreach: Martin Jacques

    We can date the beginning of America's rapid decline, now so rampant and obvious, from this moment.

    By Martin Jacques | 2022/3/13 20:12:26
  • China upholds independent policy on Ukraine issue, develops ties with all sides to inject stability into the world: Premier Li

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reiterated that China believes sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries should be respected, supports all actions conducive to a peaceful solution to the Ukraine crisis, and will make constructive contributions.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/11 13:45:30
  • Is Japan reverting to its fascist ways that threaten East Asia?

    Japan could have played the role of a regional balancer by remaining neutral like India, in Ukraine crisis. Instead, this East Asian member of the Quad opted to surrender its strategic autonomy without getting anything in exchange.

    By Andrew Korybko | 2022/3/10 22:52:14
  • US dismissal of concerns over biomilitary activities shows irresponsible attitude: Chinese FM

    The international community has expressed grave concern over US biomilitary activities and for the US to dismiss this as “fake news” shows an irresponsible attitude, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday when asked to comment on the US' denial that it operates biowarfare labs in the Ukraine.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/10 21:45:38
  • War or peace: Uncle Sam's dirty role in the Ukraine crisis

    The US must realize that the one playing with fire will inevitably get burned.

    By Xin Ping | 2022/3/10 14:31:13
  • US tries to refute 'rumors' about its bio-labs in Ukraine, but can we believe it?

    The US has a rich repertoire of measures to pressure its rivals. As long as the country does not forego its ambition of creating a unipolar world, its actions under the cover of "peace" and "protection" cannot be trusted. Other countries, such as China, who are independent from US geopolitical influence, should examine its purposes.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/10 1:46:38
  • China-Europe freight trains undisrupted amid escalating crisis in Ukraine, contingency plan considered

    China-Europe freight train service, the major pillar for cross continental trade between China and Europe as well as for countries along the route, saw limited impact despite the escalating crisis in Europe, industry insiders said.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/9 22:55:32
  • China sends first batch of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the Red Cross Society of China had sent a batch of emergency humanitarian aid, including food and daily necessities, to Ukraine at its request.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/9 21:51:40
  • GT investigates: US politicians, Western media, Taiwan online trolls co-orchestrated disinformation campaign against Chinese mainland amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

    False claims targeting China have seen a new wave of proliferation after the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, as the Global Times discovers that the usual suspects in the disinformation war - senior US officials, Western media outlets, internet trolls from the island of Taiwan - have ganged up to campaign against and scapegoat China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/9 21:27:47
  • A submissive Australia in no position to criticize India's independent strategies on Ukraine crisis

    There is something important for Australia to consider. Why is India making its own diplomatic decisions on an important international issue like the Ukraine crisis, while Australia continues to pledge its allegiance to Washington at the cost of its own national interest?

    By Chen Hong | 2022/3/9 19:04:09
  • Some 50 foreign students evacuated with the Chinese convoy from Sumy: Chinese Embassy in Ukraine

    About 50 foreign students from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and other countries were evacuated with China's convoy from northeastern Ukraine's Sumy on Tuesday, as the last group of 115 Chinese students who had been stranded in the region were moved to safe areas by bus, the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine told the Global Times on Wednesday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/9 18:56:08
  • Indian netizens have sufficient reasons to explain why India doesn't stand with West against Russia

    When US congress policy advisor Paul Massaro asked two days ago on Twitter "Why is India not standing with the Democratic World against Putin,'' he might not have expected so many comments and responses from Indian netizens as well as users of other countries, many mocking and slamming US' fanning of flames.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/9 17:37:09
  • Why the US is addicted to using economic sanctions

    The key to understanding US sanctions is to see that they are a demonstration of hegemonic instincts that cannot be defused through rational competition or otherwise.

    By Ding Gang | 2022/3/9 16:54:46
  • Western countries smear China on Ukraine crisis in an attempt to check its rise

    The Russia-Ukraine crisis is exposing the deep-rooted hypocrisy and self-centeredness of the West.

    By Shakeel Ahmad Ramay | 2022/3/9 14:25:39
  • Exclusive: All nationals out of danger zone: Chinese Embassy in Ukraine

    On Tuesday morning local time, the last batch of 115 Chinese students who had been trapped in eastern Ukraine's Sumy region were evacuated by bus, and they are now heading toward safe areas. All Chinese nationals in Ukraine have been moved out of the country's danger zones, the Global Times learned from the Chinese Embassy.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/8 23:43:36
  • GT Exclusive: Various sources reveal US National Security Council released disinformation on Ukraine crisis to smear China

    Citing “anonymous officials” to release disinformation is an old trick the US has been using to mislead the public. The Global Times has learned from various sources that previous reports that said China had asked Russia not to take actions in Ukraine before the end of the Winter Olympics cited 'anonymous officials” from the National Security Council and US' purpose is to shift its own responsibility in the conflicts to profit from it and smear China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/8 10:40:29
  • Ukraine crisis a convenient excuse for Russophobia

    It feels like Europe has learned nothing from its long bouts with nationalism and that we could be heading for a more dangerous outcome if these nationalistic tempers aren't cooled.

    By Bradley Blankenship | 2022/3/8 21:31:02
  • US urged to clarify biomilitary activities, accept multilateral inspections as Ukraine found to have 30 biolabs

    China has urged the US to make full clarification of its biological militarization activities at home and abroad and accept multilateral inspections, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, following media reports that revealed a network of about 30 biological laboratories were formed in Ukraine at the request of the US.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/8 20:04:36
  • Morrison tries to leverage Australia's influence in Indo-Pacific region with Cold War-style rhetoric

    Morrison's lines sound like an 'Iron Curtain' speech.

    By Xu Shanpin | 2022/3/8 19:37:49
  • How Chinese FM debunks West's China-smearing talking points over Ukraine crisis

    On Monday, during a press conference on the sidelines of the two sessions, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi confronted the traps set by the West over the Ukraine situation.

    By Wang Wen and Xu Tianqi | 2022/3/8 18:42:29
  • Chinese firms in Ukraine strive to ensure personnel, project safety

    Chinese companies in Ukraine are striving to ensure the safety of their employees as well as their projects with corresponding measures in place, amid a fresh warning from the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine on Monday about the deteriorating situation in the country.

    By Yin Yeping | 2022/3/7 21:44:14
  • Russia-Ukraine conflict spurs more sentiment in France to leave NATO

    Three of five leading French presidential candidates call for leaving NATO. This embodies France has reflected the structural problems of NATO, and these problems have triggered skepticism toward the organization among many French.

    By Dong Yifan | 2022/3/7 20:39:09
  • What people of color are experiencing in Ukraine fully exposes deep-rooted racism and white supremacy the West upholds: African-British critic

    While the ongoing crisis in Ukraine continues, it is even more regrettable that people of color like Africans, Indians, and Arabs, who have lived in Ukraine and are trying to flee the war, seem to be treated unfairly by the West with actions and manipulation of public opinion. This fully exposes their white supremacy and hypocrisy, and has drawn criticism from people around the world. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, a British Nigerian lawyer, political commentator, and author of This is Why I Resist: Don't Define My Black Identity, was one of those who spoke up and bravely expressed their indignation.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/3/7 19:54:26
  • GT investigates: Evidence suggests US may have supported neo-Nazi Azov Battalion

    The Azov Special Operations Detachment, also known as Azov Battalion, a infamous Ukraine-based neo-Nazi military regiment founded by white supremacists, garnered worldwide attention after its members were seen involved in the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that Russia's military operation in Ukraine aimed to "demilitarize" and "de-Nazify" Ukraine.

    By Huang Lanlan and Cui Fandi | 2022/3/7 19:50:32
  • China to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine, lays out six initiatives on Ukraine crisis

    The Red Cross Society of China will provide a batch of emergency humanitarian supplies to Ukraine as soon as possible, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a virtual press conference on Monday on the sidelines of the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/7 16:51:34
  • Russia-Ukraine conflicts won't change China's economic momentum, BRI: NDRC official

    The military conflicts between Russia and Ukraine will not affect China's push for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), or change the country's economic fundamentals toward long-term improvement, a senior Chinese official said on Monday morning during a press conference.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/7 12:59:55
  • Ukraine crisis shows two tiers of international justice

    Ukraine is perceived as a tragedy, a horrific state of affairs of which justice must be delivered, yet US legacy in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and ongoing backed conflict in Yemen is met with a collective indifference.

    By James Smith | 2022/3/6 22:53:54
  • Ukraine crisis: Stumbling and ineffective US continues to divide Europe

    The Ukraine crisis shows that the worst nightmares of US strategists are coming true, namely the welding of anti-establishment or counter-hegemonic powers and the contraction of US influence in Eurasia.

    By Fabio Massimo Parenti | 2022/3/6 22:49:24
  • If US keeps intensifying Ukraine crisis with sanctions, military deployments, 'mediation would be useless'

    The US and the EU keep urging China to play a bigger role to "mediate" the Russia-Ukraine conflict, but in fact, Chinese analysts said that what the West wants is to push China to follow it to one-sidedly sanction Russia, without resolving the key security concerns of both sides, which was caused by US' long-standing strategy to poison Russia-Ukraine and Russia-EU ties.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/6 22:24:11
  • China to handle Ukraine crisis autonomously, despite presumptive mediation requests by West

    The Ukraine crisis is not just about Ukraine and Russia. If the West wants a hand from China to mediate, they should at first change their attitude toward Russia and deescalate the confrontation to create an external environment for the détente.

    By Mu Lu | 2022/3/6 20:42:11
  • Sina Weibo punishes accounts for spreading content on Russia-Ukraine conflict to stir up hatred, warfare

    Targeting the crackdown on circulated vulgar content on the Russia-Ukraine situation, Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo traced the sources of the information and punished six major accounts that took advantage of the situation to release extreme content to stir up hatred, warfare regularly.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/6 16:34:13
  • China's EU Mission calls for fair talks between US, NATO, EU and Russia in response to EU official's remarks of China being 'mediator' that 'Western powers cannot fulfill'

    China encourages direct talks between Russia and Ukraine, as well as equal dialogues between the US, NATO, the EU and Russia in dealing with their conflicts that have accumulated over the years, a spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the EU said on Sunday in response to EU official's remarks of China's role as the mediator between two countries “as Western powers cannot fulfill.”

    By Global Times | 2022/3/6 11:47:02
  • China supports Russia-Ukraine direct talks, opposes any moves that add fuel to flames, Wang Yi says in phone talks with Blinken

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Saturday the Ukraine crisis can only be solved through dialogue and negotiations and stressed that China supports all efforts that help ease tensions and push for political solution, and opposes all actions that are not conducive to diplomatic resolution but add fuel to the fire.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/5 22:40:30
  • Washington takes advantage of Ukrainian crisis to sustain its hegemony

    Russia didn't initiate the current war in Ukraine. Russia is ending the 8-year war triggered by the pro-Western Ukrainian regime in 2014 when Donbass broke up refusing to accept the violation of the Ukrainian Constitution that is the coup-d'etat sponsored by Brussels and Washington. 

    By Vladislav Gulevich | 2022/3/5 15:21:40
  • Chinese nationals flown home from Ukraine on chartered fights

    A chartered flight carrying evacuated Chinese students and nationals from Ukraine landed in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday. This was the first of a series of chartered flights sent by China to evacuate Chinese nationals after the country moved more than 3,000 Chinese citizens safely from Ukraine to neighboring countries.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/5 7:34:47
  • Exclusive from Chinese Embassy in Ukraine: 'Chinese students killed in Kharkiv school' fake news

    After verifying with the Kharkiv state academy of culture, the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine told GT that two Chinese students reportedly named Jin Tianhao and Li Zhi do not exist, after some foreign media reported that two Chinese students were killed as the Russian army opened fire on a Ukrainian university dormitory.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/4 18:40:43
  • Russian, Belarusian biz on hold proves AIIB follows market mechanism, slams Western smear

    Amid Russia-Ukraine tensions, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced that all activities related to Russia and Belarus are on hold and under review. Analysts said that the AIIB decision proves that its operations follow a market mechanism, which slammed the West's smear that AIIB is used as China's financial tool for its own interests.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/4 21:04:57
  • Chinese FM questions US role in Ukraine crisis amid the latter's smears on China

    China is highly concerned about the security of nuclear facilities in Ukraine and urged relevant parties to show restraint, a spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday amid reports of a fire at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/4 17:28:12
  • Indian netizens swarm to Twitter to support Russia; even more around the world criticize West, US hypocrisy

    Twitter has witnessed thousands of posts with hashtags like #StandWithRussia and #StandWithPutin in recent days, a response from Indian netizens toward the US' reportedly implicit sanctions against India for abstaining in the UN vote on Ukraine. The discussions started by Indian netizens have seen even more netizens from around the world join in to criticize the US and Western countries' hypocrisy for their full support of Ukraine while keeping silent to the deaths caused by themselves and NATO around the world.

    By Liu Xin and Wang Wenwen | 2022/3/4 16:40:54
  • Toothless Western drama queens sanction Russian cats, ridiculous beyond imagination

    Why cats, arts and sports? What can they possibly do wrong: Attack a country or beat the drum of war? They are innocent. The problem lies in those incompetent Western politicians and elites. They do not dare to resolve the issue militarily, or be willing to fix the conundrum through talks. As a result, irrelevant elements are picked up, politicized and even weaponized. Worse, instead of anti-war, the moves are making the situation worse.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/4 0:27:09
  • Chinese people keep ear to the ground during Russia-US showdown

    It needs to be pointed out that many Chinese people have viewed Russia as a sand table. Everything that happens is regarded as having a special relation to China. The disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991 taught Chinese society a lesson. It served as a dose of political vaccine, the effects of which are lasting today. Putin has staged a showdown with the US and the West. What does this mean? The Chinese people are watching and waiting.

    By Hu Xijin | 2022/3/4 0:14:10
  • Blinken's visit will not ease tension, but destroy basis of Ukraine-Russia dialogue

    Experts said that this will only destroy the basis of dialogue between Russia and Ukraine, and force Russia to accelerate its operation in Ukraine.

    By Xu Yelu | 2022/3/3 23:20:41
  • Oil shipping increasingly disrupted

    International traders and industry players fret the widening sanctions against Russia by the West would further disrupt the global supply chain, already pressured by the COVID-19 pandemic. They are keeping a close watch on how the situation evolves and make due contingency plans, the Global Times learned.

    By Yin Yeping | 2022/3/3 22:45:14
  • West's 'absurd' sanctions on Russian people, animals mocked as venting of ager

    The scale of sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis has been expanding into sports, culture and even education, which usually hold politically neutral stances. Chinese experts and netizens ridiculed the abuse of unilateral sanctions, which have become a means of political correctness of punishing Russia with both symbolic and concrete measures. Some considered that such absurd sanctions or boycotts of Russian people reflect an abnormal hatred, which won't help solving the Ukraine crisis.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/3 22:05:41
  • Update: Nearly all Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Ukraine: Chinese Embassy

    More than 3,000 Chinese citizens have been safely moved from Ukraine to neighboring countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday, adding that the ministry and the Chinese Embassy are evaluating safety risks and deploying all available means to help Chinese citizens evacuate, a process which is already proceeding in an orderly manner. Chinese embassies in relevant countries neighboring Ukraine have also been making efforts to help the evacuation, coordinating with local government authorities to facilitate entrance for Chinese nationals, and China thanks these countries for providing Chinese citizens' temporary stay, Wang said during Thursday's press conference.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/3/3 20:21:14
  • US govt should reflect and work on easing tensions in Ukraine instead of passing the buck: Chinese FM

    China called on the instigator of the Ukraine tensions to reflect on itself instead of passing the buck to China. The ministry made the remarks after a New York Times' false report that claimed China's pre-knowledge of Russia's military operation in Ukraine. “It is purely false information. Such diversionary remarks intending to shirk responsibilities are despicable,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin at Thursday's press conference, dismissing a NYT report which claimed that “senior Chinese officials had some level of direct knowledge” about Russia's plans of military operations.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/3 20:17:06
  • Biden fails to use Ukraine crisis to cover partisan struggles in US

    US President Joe Biden finally made his delayed State of the Union address local time Tuesday night, devoting a significant portion of the speech to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and mentioning China only twice while talking about international competition on the economy and technology.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2022/3/3 0:36:12
  • US economy is reaping benefits from the Ukraine crisis

    Currently, the Russian and Ukrainian sides have started negotiations and it is hoped that a balanced peace agreement, that takes into account the security interests of all parties, can be reached soon. All countries should make efforts to promote world peace.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/3 0:29:50
  • The US tries hard to hijack world's view on Russia, but more countries not buying it

    The US tries to manipulate the world's opinion on Ukraine tensions under the guise of “maintaining the rules-based international order.” Fortunately, more and more countries have realized the US' shameless purpose of using them to advance its own interests.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/3 0:29:28
  • Ukraine crisis: Time for some peace diplomacy, visions of a better future

    The West is now overreacting with boundless non-intellectual, knee-jerk hatred, self-righteousness, and militarism at full blast with no thought for the future.

    By Jan Oberg | 2022/3/2 23:50:29
  • Chinese Embassy evacuates another 450 Chinese nationals and their families from Ukraine on Wed, over 1,000 have arrived in Romania

    On Wednesday, the Chinese embassy in Ukraine evacuated another batch of Chinese nationals from the country, some with family members from other nationalities. The total of persons evacuated through the embassy has exceeded 2,700.

    By Fan Anqi and Cui Fandi | 2022/3/2 23:32:45
  • Russian composer sacked due to West's double standards

    The West is using its own double standards to vent anti-Russian sentiment toward innocent Russian musicians, artists and athletes, forcing them to condemn their mother country.

    By Gong Qian | 2022/3/2 23:23:21
  • Ukraine crisis a chance to rethink cyberwarfare

    Is cyber participation in a conflict the same as actual participation? There is probably no consensus on this, and what Russia will do in retaliation will depend on its perception. After all, the US once claimed that it would consider nuclear retaliation in the case of significant non-nuclear strategic attacks, including attacks on infrastructure.

    By Lu Chuanying | 2022/3/2 20:50:50
  • China opposes illegal unilateral sanctions, maintaining normal trade with Russia

    China resolutely opposes the use of illegal unilateral sanctions, given the fact that they are not an effective way to solve problems, but bring difficulties to people's livelihood while aggravating divisions and confrontation, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a regular press conference on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/2 20:23:21
  • Cold War only half over and part two has begun

    The outcome of this ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, regardless of who wins, will increase the raison d'être of NATO as a military bloc and strengthen and expand it. The Russia-Ukraine war shows that the Cold War is really only half over and the second half just starts.

    By Ding Gang | 2022/3/2 20:04:40
  • GT Voice: Western sanctions only create more problems for the global economy

    The situation in Ukraine has not only drawn global attention, but also offered a peek into the invisible “world war” taking place on the financial battlefield, where the US and its allies are relentlessly and recklessly attacking Russia economically.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/2 20:04:03
  • Making Sense of the Ukrainian Crisis

    Russia's special military operation in Ukraine in late February is very much likely to reshape the international strategic landscape. All parties are vying for the upper hand in this game-changing moment. The situation in Ukraine has led to a new round of considerable rethinking and debate across the world.

    By Yi Xin | 2022/3/2 19:41:33
  • Books about Russia and Ukraine go out of stock in Chinese market amid armed conflict: publishers

    Book sales about Russia and Ukraine have soared since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Some books have even gone out of stock, and are being urgently reprinted, according to Chinese publishers on Wednesday.

    By Chen Xi and Sun Haoran | 2022/3/2 19:18:38
  • Why the US Should Take Some Blame for What is Happening in Ukraine

    The tragic outbreak of conflict between Russia and Ukraine has shocked the whole world. For the Chinese, both Russia and Ukraine are friendly nations, and we lament the current scenario. As peace-loving people, we never see military solution a wise option. Yet, while Putin's approach may not be endorsed, his accusations of the US and the West are empathized by many in China. Because like Russia, China has also suffered the heavy-handedness of the US over the past 30 years.

    By Yi Xin | 2022/3/2 19:18:14
  • New 'sanction' against Russian cats shocks Chinese netizens, trending top on social media

    An international cat fancier society decided to slap harsh restrictions against cats bred in Russia and those belonging to people living in Russia, a latest sanction amid Russia-Ukraine conflict that shocked Chinese netizens, which is trending top on Chinese social media with many netizens questioning "what's all this crisis going on with animals?"

    By Xu Keyue, Chen Qingqing and Shan Jie | 2022/3/2 17:23:09
  • How US benefits from Ukraine crisis

    US is benefiting economically from the Ukraine crisis: -US natural gas exports to Europe to increase -Dollar strengthened -Profits for US military-industrial complex -EU-Russia trade disrupted so EU becomes more dependent on US

    By Deng Zijun and Huo Siyu | 2022/3/2 14:28:42
  • West's financial sanctions tougher than in 2014 , but Russian economy may withstand them, experts say

    The US again intensified its financial squeeze on Russia by freezing the assets of Russia's central bank, only two days after the country, along with some of its allies, announced it would drive selected Russian banks out of the international payment and settlement system SWIFT. The move was made to exert pressure on Russia amid the Russia-Ukraine military conflict, as Western countries gradually upgraded their financial sanctions against Russia in what experts called an "unprecedented" manner.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/1 22:55:30
  • China calls for solution through negotiations, supports all constructive intl efforts: FM Wang Yi

    China calls on Ukraine and Russia to find a solution to the crisis through negotiations and supports all constructive international efforts in favor of a political solution, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, mentioned in a phone conversation with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/1 21:19:31
  • Exclusive: 1,700 Chinese nationals in Ukraine to be evacuated to neighboring countries: embassy

    Some 1,700 Chinese nationals in Ukraine will be evacuated to neighboring countries on Tuesday, including about 900 from Kiev and 800 from Odessa. The majority will be escorted by embassy staff and local police forces via a total of 32 buses to the Moldova and Poland, with the rest taking designated trains. After arriving in the neighboring countries, charter flights will be arranged to pick them up and send them back to China, the Global Times learned from the Chinese Embassy in Kiev and the Consulate General in Odessa.

    By Fan Anqi | 2022/3/1 19:11:21
  • Embassy evacuates first batch of 600 Chinese from Ukraine; 1,000 prepared in second batch

    China evacuated the first batch of its citizens from Ukraine on Monday, including over 400 Chinese students from Odessa and 200 from Kiev. There will be nearly 1,000 more Chinese citizens to be evacuated from Ukraine on Tuesday to neighboring countries such as Poland and Slovakia, the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine said.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Anqi | 2022/3/1 11:13:25