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How China got into Baltics in less than one decade, and may get out even faster

by Piotr Nowak, University of Warsaw Introduction Since its inception in 2012, China’s "17 + 1" cooperation platform — an initiative aimed at deepening Beijing’s economic and cultural ties with 17 countries in Central and Eastern Europe — has sparked considerable speculation about China’s motivations and raised concerns about the format’s tangible deliverables. Beijing’s…
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