November 15, 2011
China's Peace Prize Goes to ... Putin?
Hannah Beech, Time
Guess who is this year's messenger of peace? Why it's Vladimir Putin. In September, an obscure Chinese cultural organization revealed the finalists for the second annual Confucius Peace Prize, an award that suddenly popped out of nowhere last year after imprisoned Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
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