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Hong Kong is not Crimea, despite crises’ similarities

This year’s long-lasting and still ongoing social turbulence in Hong Kong, a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, reminds me the Crimea crisis in 2014. There are indeed several similarities between the two events. First, relatively small issues sparked large-scale protests. Hong Kong’s protests were triggered in June by the Fugitive Offenders […]