This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the statement of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

"Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin on the successful completion of tasks during joint air patrols by long-range aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Chinese Air Force in the Asia-Pacific region," the ministry said.

Earlier it was reported that in February 2021, the ships of the Russian Naval Forces will conduct joint exercises with NATO countries for the first time in ten years.