China Avoids Calling Russia Attack ‘Invasion’

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
February 24, 2022China in Focus

Russian troops are moving on Ukrainian streets. But one nation has avoided calling it an invasion—and it’s the same nation that could stand to benefit from the attack.

The Justice Department is ending a program that cracks down on Beijing’s intellectual property theft. This comes after controversies that it’s amping up racism against Asian Americans.

The Beijing Winter Games saw the lowest Olympic viewership in decades. Broadcaster NBC says its TV ratings hit an all-time low.

A group of meditators are forced to choose between their pensions and their faith. It’s a common problem for retirees who practice the spiritual discipline, Falun Gong, in China. One of them tells her story.

Beijing is set to invest in new, multi-billion-dollar coal mine projects, despite a recent pledge to reduce CO2 emissions.

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