Analysis: As Russia raises nuclear specter in Ukraine, China looks the other way

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CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports. “},{“title”:”See CNN report close to Russian positions in Ukraine”,”duration”:”03:44″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/20/ukraine-bakhmut-town-shelling-fire-russia-recruiting-convicts-soldiers-war-dnt-npw-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/20/ukraine-bakhmut-town-shelling-fire-russia-recruiting-convicts-soldiers-war-dnt-npw-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220920170815-npw-1-vpx-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/20/ukraine-bakhmut-town-shelling-fire-russia-recruiting-convicts-soldiers-war-dnt-npw-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”CNN International Security Editoru003cstrong> u003c/strong>Nick Paton Walsh got access to an Eastern Ukrainian town under constant shelling as Russia, desperate for soldiers, recruits convicted felons to their ranks.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN International Security Editoru003cstrong> u003c/strong>Nick Paton Walsh got access to an Eastern Ukrainian town under constant shelling as Russia, desperate for soldiers, recruits convicted felons to their ranks.”},{“title”:”See the troubles Ukrainians face after liberation from Russian forces”,”duration”:”02:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/19/izium-ukraine-residents-struggle-to-cope-after-liberation-wedeman-dnt-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/19/izium-ukraine-residents-struggle-to-cope-after-liberation-wedeman-dnt-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220919212629-izium-ukraine-residents-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/19/izium-ukraine-residents-struggle-to-cope-after-liberation-wedeman-dnt-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”No running water and electricity are some of the hardships residents in the newly liberated city of Izium, Ukraine, face after being occupied by Russian forces. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports.”,”descriptionText”:”No running water and electricity are some of the hardships residents in the newly liberated city of Izium, Ukraine, face after being occupied by Russian forces. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports.”},{“title”:”Russians leave behind odd message after abandoning Ukraine prison building”,”duration”:”03:40″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/19/ukraine-kupiansk-prisoners-torture-russia-npw-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/19/ukraine-kupiansk-prisoners-torture-russia-npw-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220919084720-npw-ukraine-torture-pkg-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/19/ukraine-kupiansk-prisoners-torture-russia-npw-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh goes inside a recently abandoned building in Kupiansk, Ukraine, where Russians tortured Ukrainian prisoners, and speaks with a recently freed Ukrainian about his experience.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh goes inside a recently abandoned building in Kupiansk, Ukraine, where Russians tortured Ukrainian prisoners, and speaks with a recently freed Ukrainian about his experience.”},{“title”:”Modi tells Putin: Now is not the time for war”,”duration”:”02:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/17/modi-putin-russia-ukraine-war-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/17/modi-putin-russia-ukraine-war-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220916172556-modi-putin-0916-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/17/modi-putin-russia-ukraine-war-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”During a televised interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced his concerns about the war in Ukraine and urged Putin to consider moving “on the path of peace.” CNN’s Ivan Watson and Kim Brunhuber discuss the exchange.”,”descriptionText”:”During a televised interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced his concerns about the war in Ukraine and urged Putin to consider moving “on the path of peace.” CNN’s Ivan Watson and Kim Brunhuber discuss the exchange.”},{“title”:”See what Russians left behind after being run out of city “,”duration”:”03:13″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/13/izium-ukraine-liberation-newday-kiley-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/13/izium-ukraine-liberation-newday-kiley-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220913064550-izyum-sam-kiley-pkg-still-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/13/izium-ukraine-liberation-newday-kiley-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”CNN became the first international television crew to enter Izium since the Ukrainians retook it from Russian forces. Izium has now been “liberated,” along with almost the whole of Kharkiv region, a Ukrainian military source told CNN. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports on why the city is a strategic loss for the Russian military.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN became the first international television crew to enter Izium since the Ukrainians retook it from Russian forces. Izium has now been “liberated,” along with almost the whole of Kharkiv region, a Ukrainian military source told CNN. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports on why the city is a strategic loss for the Russian military.”},{“title”:”At least 440 unmarked graves found in recently liberated Ukrainian town”,”duration”:”02:51″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/16/ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/16/ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220915221939-05-ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/16/ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says at least 440 unmarked graves were found in the city of Izium in recent days. The country’s officials say some of the bodies found showed u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/16/europe/ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk/index.html” target=”_blank”>signs of tortureu003c/a>. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh has more. “,”descriptionText”:”Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says at least 440 unmarked graves were found in the city of Izium in recent days. The country’s officials say some of the bodies found showed u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/16/europe/ukraine-izium-mass-burial-site-intl-hnk/index.html” target=”_blank”>signs of tortureu003c/a>. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh has more. “},{“title”:”CNN goes inside a liberated Ukrainian city just miles from the Russian border”,”duration”:”02:46″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://wwwn.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/16/ukraine-russia-vovchansk-liberated-walsh-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/16/ukraine-russia-vovchansk-liberated-walsh-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220915210827-npw-ukraine-thumb-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/16/ukraine-russia-vovchansk-liberated-walsh-pkg-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports from Vovchansk, a recently liberated Ukrainian city close to the Russian border. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports from Vovchansk, a recently liberated Ukrainian city close to the Russian border. “},{“title”:”Map shows how Ukraine pulled off counteroffensive”,”duration”:”04:19″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/13/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-wall-segment-sebastian-lkl-ovn-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/13/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-wall-segment-sebastian-lkl-ovn-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220913133913-screengrab-wall-segment-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/13/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-wall-segment-sebastian-lkl-ovn-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”Ukraine’s counteroffensive has reshaped the war with Russia. CNN’s Clare Sebastian discusses with Neil Melvin, director of International Security Studies of RUSI. “,”descriptionText”:”Ukraine’s counteroffensive has reshaped the war with Russia. CNN’s Clare Sebastian discusses with Neil Melvin, director of International Security Studies of RUSI. “},{“title”:”See how Russians try to put positive spin on battlefield losses”,”duration”:”03:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/13/russia-reaction-ukraine-gains-chance-pkg-intl-ovn-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/13/russia-reaction-ukraine-gains-chance-pkg-intl-ovn-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220909150919-vladimir-putin-0731-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/13/russia-reaction-ukraine-gains-chance-pkg-intl-ovn-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”As Kyiv pushes on with its counteroffensive, Russian troops are retreating from the occupied territory in Ukraine in one of the biggest defeats of the invasion. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports on how Russians are reacting to the battlefield losses. “,”descriptionText”:”As Kyiv pushes on with its counteroffensive, Russian troops are retreating from the occupied territory in Ukraine in one of the biggest defeats of the invasion. 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Retired US Air Force Colonel Cedric Leighton joins CNN’s Jake Tapper to explain what area Ukraine was able to recapture and why it is significant.”,”descriptionText”:”Ukraine’s reclaiming of territory has resulted in a transformation of the battlefield. Retired US Air Force Colonel Cedric Leighton joins CNN’s Jake Tapper to explain what area Ukraine was able to recapture and why it is significant.”},{“title”:”Russian soldiers don’t have the will to keep fighting in Ukraine, says former head of US Army Europe”,”duration”:”02:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2022/09/12/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-soldiers-ben-hodges-amanpour-sot-intl-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2022/09/12/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-soldiers-ben-hodges-amanpour-sot-intl-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/220912133146-amanpour-ukraine-advances-ben-hodges-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2022/09/12/ukraine-counteroffensive-russia-soldiers-ben-hodges-amanpour-sot-intl-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/russia-ukraine-military-conflict/”,”description”:”Former head of US Army Europe Lt. Gen. 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