China-Russia navy drills to ‘further deepen’ partnership


              FILE - Chinese destroyer Xian is moored at the Neva River embankment in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 26, 2019. China says Chinese-Russian naval drills beginning Wednesday aim to “further deepen" cooperation between the sides whose unofficial anti-Western alliance has gained strength since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - A tugboat escorts the Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov as it prepares to dock at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province, Sunday, April 21, 2019. China says Chinese-Russian naval drills beginning Wednesday aim to “further deepen" cooperation between the sides whose unofficial anti-Western alliance has gained strength since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
            FILE - Sailors stand on deck on the Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov as it prepares to dock at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province, Sunday, April 21, 2019. China says Chinese-Russian naval drills beginning Wednesday aim to "further deepen" cooperation between the sides whose unofficial anti-Western alliance has gained strength since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File) FILE - Soldiers from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy march in formation during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, Oct. 1, 2019. China says Chinese-Russian naval drills beginning Wednesday aim to "further deepen" cooperation between the sides whose unofficial anti-Western alliance has gained strength since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
China-Russia navy drills to ‘further deepen’ partnership