China Just Sided With Russia Over The Ukraine ConflictPerhaps what was a bad situation, may have just got worse? According to reports from a Chinese affiliate Xinhua, it was reported that late on Thursday Qu Xing, China’s ambassador to Belgium, was quoted as blaming competition between Russia and the West for the Ukraine crisis, urging Western powers to “abandon the zero-sum mentality” with Russia. it was reported that Xing said that Western powers should take into consideration Russia’s legitimate security concerns over Ukraine. Reuters’ assessment of Xing speech: “an unusually frank and open display of support for Moscow’s position in the crisis.”¬†Is this a warning to to the West? Time will indeed tell. ¬†Speaking in very clear and explicit language, something diplomats are not used to doing, the Chinese ambassador said the “nature and root cause” of the crisis was the “game” between Russia and Western powers, including the United States and the European Union. FULL REPORT