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Confucius Institutes and espionage

By Juris Paiders on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

“Chinese Confucius Institutes are suspected of espionage” – such headlines graced news articles a couple of years ago, but the reality is that everyone knows about it, but it’s impossible to prove. In this article I will explain the role of these institutes as an instrument of Beijing’s soft power. The Chinese Confucius Institute is and establishment similar to the British Council, German Goethe Institute or French Institute – it…