"Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow and the accompanying support from China means challenging the United States and its allies, who sought to put pressure on the Russian economy with the help of devastating sanctions," she wrote in an article for the publication.

According to Mitchell, one of the most likely outcomes of the meeting of the leaders of the two countries will be a public confirmation of partnership relations against the unfair interference of the West in the domestic affairs of other countries.

The author of the publication stressed that the news about the upcoming negotiations between Putin and Xi Jinping alarmed Western leaders.

The President of Russia and the President of the People's Republic of China on Monday, March 20, will meet in Moscow for an informal lunch, and negotiations will be held on March 21.

As a result of the negotiations, a statement is expected.

According to Presidential Aide for International Affairs Yuri Ushakov, in the Kremlin, the leaders of the countries will discuss, among other things, the conflict in Ukraine.