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Xi makes high-stakes power play in move to subdue Hong Kong

Reuters Saturday, 23 May 2020 ()
For Chinese leader Xi Jinping it is a high-stakes power play. His move to impose tough national security laws on Hong Kong risks reigniting pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into chaos last year, increasing tensions in an already fraught relationship with the United States and undermining Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub.
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