Q1: Russian President Vladimir Putin chose China as one of the first nations to visit as he kicked off his third term as president. Why is that so significant?
Q2: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a recent interview that relations between Russia and China have reached unprecedented high levels. Do you agree with his assessment?
Q3: Lavrov also said Putin's visit would see the signing of a joint communique on relations along with a number of commercial agreements. How will these impact bilateral ties?
Q4: What else can we expect from Putin while he is in China?
(CNTV.cn June 5, 2012)