Russia’s Vladimir Putin welcomed China’s Xi Jinping into Moscow as part of a two-day visit.
The leaders addressed each other in front of cameras and called them “dear friends”. The relationship between the two nations has not always been positive.
Steve Rosenberg, BBC Russia editor, and Stephen McDonell, China correspondent, examine the complicated history of the two presidents to see what the future holds and ask the nation’s leaders.
Video by Suneil Asar and James McFadden.