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Olympics in a bubble: How high are the stakes for Xi Jinping’s China?

By France24
04 February 2022   |   2:24 pm
Can Xi Jinping's China pull it off? Can happy pictures of a torch relay reduced to 72 hours and tightly cropped images of top-level competitions make the world forget about the empty seats, the Covid bubble, the artificial snow, the tight security and the pressure on sponsors over human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong?

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