Russian President Vladimir Putin did not hear on the phone until three days ago his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, as reported by the Russian “RIA Novosti” agency. According to the press service of the Kremlin, the presidents of the two countries discussed priority measures aimed at ensuring trade dynamics and implementing joint cooperation projects.
“Special attention was paid to the issue of effective use of the site of the international industrial exhibition Innoprom, which will be held at the end of April this year in the city of Tashkent, to promote practical interaction at the level of enterprises, districts and villages.”
Talks between China and Russia continued. Moscow’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, met his Chinese counterpart, Chen Gang, today, at a meeting in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on the sidelines of the Ministerial Conference of Afghanistan’s Neighboring Countries.
Lavrov said during the meeting, in a clear reference to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in which Beijing officially declared a neutral position, as the two ministers met in Uzbekistan with colleagues from neighboring countries to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.
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All this is happening at a time when tensions between Moscow and the United States are skyrocketing after the Telegram and Twitter channels published the secret plans of the Americans and NATO to support Ukraine in the expected counterattack against Russia “soon,” as it is repeated for days. from Kyiv.
The Pentagon is now investigating to identify the perpetrators of such a serious leak, and from the first analyses, it is assumed that Moscow may be behind it. In fact, the documents appear to have been altered prior to their publication, inflating estimates of Ukrainian soldiers who died in the war and lowering the number of Russian soldiers. Kiev is underestimating what might be a move by Russian intelligence.
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