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Weibo Users Split Between Russia And The U.S. On Ukraine Crisis

Both Washington and Moscow are trying to court Beijing's support.

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With tensions at boiling point after Crimea's declaration of independence from Ukraine and its request to join Russia, Russian and U.S. leaders have turned their eye to China in hopes of gaining support from the country.

Barack Obama spoke to Chinese president Xi Jinping late Sunday in hopes of swaying China's diplomatically neutral stance to support the U.S. in isolating Russia.

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