China has become a place Mao Zedong would not like “because it has lost its soul,” said Sidney Rittenberg Sr., who worked as a translator for the former leader of the world’s most-populous nation.
China’s Communist Party said that it had begun a probe of the top official in Zunyi, the city where Chairman Mao Zedong emerged as its top leader in the 1930s, amid a nationwide corruption crackdown.
China, which relied on Soviet aid during the era of Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong, has turned the tables as Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Shanghai.
Altaf Hussain stood before a political rally in Pakistan’s biggest city about three decades ago and raised his hand, telling tens of thousands of supporters he expected total silence on the count of three.
"Bo Xilai goes along with the real socialist road."
- Mao Zedong on Aug 21, 2013