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China Uyghurs

In October 1955, the Soviet Union signed a secret agreement with China to provide it with a nuclear bomb by 1959. Not long after, …

“To the victims of fascism and war.” This is the enigmatic inscription on Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 (1960). The puzzle with this dedication …

On a cold February morning in 1970, a long-haired hippie boarded a plane at the Bombay airport and flew to Athens. His clothes, accent, …


China

The “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution” that swept communist China between 1966 and 1976 was such a traumatic period that memoirs of the time are …


China Communism Propaganda

China’s foreign policy of recent years has been one long protracted game. In order to promote its interests abroad and extend its political influence …