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Xi Jinping has better options than to stand by Vladimir Putin

China's tacit support for the war in Ukraine harms its national interests

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Wang Yi meets with Sergei Lavrov in Tunxi, China, on March 30: China and Russia have embarked on a diplomatic offense.   © Xinhua/AP

Sergiy Korsunsky is ambassador of Ukraine to Japan and a visiting professor at Kobe Gakuin University.

With every day that passes of its brutal war against Ukraine, Russia's imperial mentality is driving it deeper into a quagmire of war crimes and self-destruction.

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