Xi accompanied by "enormous" delegation from China. Major decisions with Putin, but will probably stop short of announcing outright alliance between Russia and China. Yet no question this is Xi preparing to ask Russia for help in looming war with the US/NATO.
The Duran discusses what they know of the situation, including major reorganizations of China's government since Xi took over for third term:
Xi Jinping meets Putin. AUKUS, preparing for conflict - YouTube - The Duran - 19 minutes, posted 5 hours ago.
"What we're looking at is a naval arms race, which the Chinese are going to win."