Matryoshka dolls depicting Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, left, and Xi Jinping, China’s president, sit on display at a stall ahead of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Xi Hails Deepening Ties With Putin as U.S. Trade War Flares

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping touted a new level of relations with Vladimir Putin as he embarked on a three-day visit to Russia that highlights a deepening partnership between the two...