Published on Sep 11, 2018
China’s president Xi Jinping is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok during the Eastern Economic Forum. The three-day meeting brings together the leaders of Russia, China, Japan and South Korea, as well 5,000 delegates from 60 countries. It’s the two leaders’ third meeting and comes amid an escalating US-China trade wa r and US-led sanctions against Russia. The rapproachement has led the two powers to hold massive, joint wa r games – the largest for Russia since the Cold Wa r. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands has more from Vladivostok.