Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 98 km S of Laojunmiao, China
Five people charged with acting as Chinese government agents to spy on, harass U.S. residents critical of Beijing
China stocks are roaring today because Vice Premier Liu He said the country is not going to do these mass quarantine/lockdown policies for Covid anymore.
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:1 PLA Y-8 ELINT entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 16, 2022
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When asked to comment on SaudiArabia considers accepting Yuan Instead of Dollars for Chinese oil sales, @StateDeptSpox said "We don't have a specific reaction to that.what we are not asking countries to do is to choose b/t the US and China. we seek to give them choices"
Russia fired an official who said last week that China had refused to supply Russian airlines with aircraft parts in the wake of Western sanctions
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:3 PLA aircraft (KA-28 ASW and J-10*2) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 15, 2022
Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns China does not want to be impacted by economic sanctions on Russia, state media says, as pressure grows on Beijing to withdraw support from Moscow. "China is not a party to the crisis, still less wants to be affected by the sanctions"
US told allies that Russia requested 5 types of military gear from China, including Surface To Air Missiles. Also drones, armored vehicles, logistics vehicles & intelligence-related equipment. US did not provide underlying intelligence in cables to allies
NSA Sullivan met Chinese officials today and raised concerns abt "PRC support to Russia in the wake of the invasion and implications that any such support would have" for US-China relations and China's relations with the world, per @StateDeptSpox. Doesn't say if support has been shared
"We will not allow any country to compensate Russia for its losses," says @StateDeptSpox, referring to China
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China has tremendous leverage with Russia and could help bring an end to the "senseless violence" in Ukraine, says @StateDeptSpox
Financial Times, citing sources: Washington has informed its allies that China has expressed its willingness to provide military assistance to Russia in Ukraine.
The Kremlin said on Monday that Russian forces could take full control of major Ukrainian cities and it had sufficient military clout to fulfill all of its aims in Ukraine without any help from China
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:13 PLA aircraft (Y-8 EW, J-16*5 and J-10*7) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 14, 2022
Spokesman for the Chinese Embassy in Washington: I have never heard that Russia asked Beijing for military aid for Ukraine war
According to the Financial Times, Russia asked China for military equipment to support the invasion of Ukraine
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:3 PLA aircrafts (Y-8 ELINT*1, J-16*1, and J-11*1) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 11, 2022
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:1 PLA Y-8 ELINT entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 10, 2022
China refuses to supply aircraft parts to Russian airlines - official of the Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsiya
US Commerce Secretary threatens sanctions against China if its companies breach Russia sanctions
Psaki: "Now that Russia has made these false claims, and China has seemingly endorsed this propaganda, we should all be on the lookout for Russia to possibly use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine, or to create a false flag operation using them"
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:1 PLA Y-8 EW entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 9, 2022
CIA Director Burns says China's President Xi and Chinese leadership are "unsettled" by blowback from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Says China did not anticipate Russian difficulties, reputations damages to China and economic consequences of the invasion
Hackers linked to Beijing have accessed computer systems in six U.S. state governments in a continuing espionage campaign that included the use of the widespread Log4J computer bug detected late last year, according to research from Mandiant
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:5 PLA aircraft (Y-8 EW and J-16*4) entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 8, 2022
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 106 km WSW of Wuwei, China
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:2 PLA J-16 entered #Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on March 7, 2022
Beijing willing to 'carry out necessary mediation' on Ukraine crisis: foreign minister
China-Russia friendship still 'rock-solid', says Chinese foreign minister