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China and Russia are changing the world order, the opening of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games: Top 5 events of the week

06.02.2022
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1. On Friday, February 4, the Beijing National Stadium "Bird's Nest" hosted the opening ceremony of the XXIV Winter Olympic Games, dedicated to the theme "One World, One Family". This stadium was the first in the world to host the opening ceremonies of the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

2. On the eve of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games, a meeting was held between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, who became the guest of honor of the Olympics. After the talks, the heads of China and Russia announced the transformation of global governance and the world order, the containment of NATO and the non-recognition of Taiwan's sovereignty.

3. On Thursday, February 3, a meeting of Turkish President T.R. Erdogan and V. Zelensky. After a face-to-face conversation, under the chairmanship of Zelensky and Erdogan, the tenth meeting of the High-Level Strategic Council between Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey was held and a number of agreements were signed, in particular an agreement on the creation of a free trade zone.

4. On Monday, January 31, at the request of the United States of America, under the chairmanship of Norway, a meeting of the Security Council was held on the situation around Ukraine. Before that, Russia and China opposed such a discussion.

5. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in Kiev and warned Russia that the Ukrainian army would put up fierce resistance in the event of a war with Russia. The visit took place on Tuesday, February 1.

 

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