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Chinese Netizens React to Ukraine Revolution

Written by Abby Liu On 27 February 2014 @ 13:11 pm | 1 Comment

In China, Citizen Media, East Asia, English, Politics, Protest, Quick Reads, War & Conflict

While the current Ukraine revolution has many Chinese asking: “When are we going to take to the streets?”, netizens also learned from Ukraine that democracy isn’t the answer to all problems. Law professor Dong Zhiwei [1], a long-standing advocate of constitutionalism in China, called the anti-government protests in Ukraine a “coup” that is more of a clash between different power groups than between democracy and authoritarian rule. Offbeat China [2] has more details. 

 


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[1] Dong Zhiwei: http://www.weibo.com/p/1005051837869620/weibo?is_search=0&visible=0&is_tag=0&profile_ftype=1&page=8#feedtop

[2] Offbeat China: http://offbeatchina.com/chinese-netizens-china-doesnt-need-a-ukraine-style-revolution

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