Russia’s welcome to BRICS summit reflects ties with the West

-0 cStoSw">Russian President Vladimir Putin A virtual summit with the presidents of China, India, Brazil and South Africa on Thursday was welcomed as a reminder of the extent of US-led efforts to oust Moscow.

BRICS Nations Summit, virtually hosted by the Chinese President Xi JinpingGave Mr Putin his most high-profile international stage in four months His army invaded neighboring UkraineAnd he used it to condemn economic sanctions and call for unity among developing economies, which Mr. Xi echoed.