Chinese President Hu Jintao (right) in Ukraine on a June 18-20 visit, when he held talks with President Viktor Yanukovych. Both nations inked a series of political and trade documents then as part of the Chinese leader’s tour that included stopovers in Kazakhstan and Russia.
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According to the report, "a flurry of multi-billion-dollar bilateral deals revealed in recent weeks – some signed, others in the works – mark a strong surge in bilateral activity between Kyiv and Beijing. Ukrainian officials have described it the beginning of a new strategic partnership."