No indications China is helping Russia, Biden says; schools close in Russian border area: Updates

So far there has been "no indication'' China has tried to assist Russia with weapons or “other things Russia has wanted” in its war against Ukraine, President Joe

Biden told CBS's "60 Minutes'' in an interview to be broadcast Sunday. Biden also said he spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping not long after Xi and Russian

President Vladimir Putin met at the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February, and strongly discouraged the Chinese leader from coming to Russia's aid.

"I said, ‘If you think that Americans and others are going to continue to invest in China based on your violating the sanctions that have been imposed on Russia, I think you’re

making a gigantic mistake, but that’s your decision to make,’” Biden told the news show. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning.

In a much-anticipated meeting Thursday, Putin acknowledged China had "questions and concerns'' about the war, which took a dramatic turn last week when Ukraine

reclaimed much of the territory it had lost in the northeast. Xi made no public references to the conflict, a possible sign of lukewarm support from his government.

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Zelenska, was among the foreign dignitaries who appeared at London’s Westminster Hall on Sunday to pay final respects to Queen Elizabeth II.