March 6, 2014

China's 'Nyet' to Russia's Ukraine Invasion

Elizabeth Economy, Council on Foreign Relations

The Associated Press

Russia’s de facto assertion of military control in Ukraine’s Crimean region has put China in a bind. Moscow’s actions fly in the face of one of China’s longest held tenets of foreign policy: “no interference in the internal affairs of others.” Yet China is loathe to criticize publicly one of the few countries that never criticizes it. So what is Beijing to do?

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TAGGED: Russia, Ukraine, China

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