2021 saw the elevation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as the country grows stronger and richer but moves further away from western democracies in ideology. CNN's David Culver takes a tour around the city of Beijing and reflects on what 2022 may have in store for the country's relations with the US. [Source]
The White House on Wednesday detailed a new slate of economic measures levied against Russia and its ally Belarus, blasting Belarus for "enabling (Russian President Vladimir) Putin's invasion of Ukraine."
President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was moving ahead with sanctions on the company in charge of building Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline after blocking such measures last year using a national security waiver.