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Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) reporters As the clock moved across Russia’s nine time-zones, in nearly one hundred cities, beginning with the far-eastern cities of Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-na-Amur, hundreds and sometimes thousands turned out for illegal demonstrations, to protest at the corruption of the ruling elite.

China: Xi Jinping becomes “core leader”

Xi Jinping followed by Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao.

A new stage in the CCP’s internal power struggle unfolds

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

A short history of the Olympics: Rather than the Olympic movement’s self-professed ideals of ‘internationalism’ and ‘fair play’, the Games are about two at first sight contradictory forces: nationalistic flag-waving and capitalist globalisation

China: 2015 a year of unnatural disasters

Shenzhen landslide destroyed 33 buildings.

From Shenzhen to Tianjin – death and destruction caused by corruption, poor oversight and the blind chase for profit

Will Zhou Yongkang be Xi’s last ‘tiger’?

Will Zhou Yongkang be Xi’s last ‘tiger’?

Former security boss handed life sentence at secret trial