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Reporter's Notebook: Tiananmen Square Reflections

VOA correspondent Al Pessin was expelled from China after the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. He reflects on that time, the vast changes in China and the journey he has been on since then.   It’s about 7,000 kilometers from Beijing, China, to Kyiv, Ukraine, but I took a much more circuitous route.  And it took me 25 years.   As I looked out of my hotel window this May onto Kyiv’s Independence Square, I saw the tents and makeshift memorials that bore witness to the...

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