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Feb 26, 2022 06:44 PM
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Chinese Embassy in Ukraine Urges Its Citizens Not to Reveal Their Identity

A Ukrainian soldier holds a heavy weapon next to an armored vehicle on Friday in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Photo: IC Photo
A Ukrainian soldier holds a heavy weapon next to an armored vehicle on Friday in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Photo: IC Photo

In a reversal of a prior recommendation, China's embassy in Ukraine has advised its citizens in the country not to reveal their identity or display any identifying signs, as “growing extreme behavior” amid an escalation of the conflict with Russian posed a security risk to Chinese nationals.

The advice came just two days after the embassy suggested its citizens in Ukraine should attach a Chinese flag to their vehicles if they needed to go out amid growing levels of violence and bloodshed across the country.

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