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Chinese Netizens React to Ukraine Revolution

Categories: East Asia, China, Citizen Media, Politics, Protest, 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.