Situation Report: Expert analysis, briefings and commentary from across the political spectrum. Preserving Ukraine's European Choice by Stephen Larrabee, 24 Dec -- "With tens of thousands defiant protestors marching in the streets of Kiev, the crisis in Ukraine continues to evolve with no clear resolution in sight. At stake are Ukraine's future political orientation and the balance of power in Central Europe. ..." Putin's Pardons by Olga Oliker, 23 Dec -- "There's an old Soviet-era joke about Vladimir Lenin, a play on all the stories of the kind, grandfatherly figure schoolchildren in the USSR heard endlessly.
Vice President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday visited a group of people living with HIV/AIDS in Beijing, urging society to abandon discrimination against such groups and "to light their life with love." Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited "The Road Toward Renewal" exhibition in Beijing, pledging to continue targeting the goal of "great renewal of the Chinese nation." China and Slovakia agreed to enhance military-to-military cooperation as senior officials of the two countries' armed forces held meetings here on Thursday. Senior Chinese army officer to visit US China refutes assertion of copycat jet technology Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China
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