Sanctions are a propaganda weapon
Sanctions are typically discussed as a form of siege warfare and a regime change mechanism. However, sanctions never actually accomplish the state goal of regime change. What sanctions do accomplish is convincing domestic public that alternative systems produce undesirable outcomes by immiserating the vulnerable people in the targeted nation.

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China’s Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis
TLDR * Respect sovereignty of all countries * Oppose any unilateral sanctions not authorized by U.N. Security Council * A country's security cannot be at expense of other countries security * We oppose development,use of biological and chemical weapons by any country under any circumstances * Regional security cannot be guaranteed by strengthening or even expanding military blocks * Nuclear weapons cannot be used and nuclear war cannot be fought * Cease fire and stop firing,prevent Ukraine crisis from further aggravating or even getting out of control * Maintain safety of nuclear power pans,oppose armed attacks on nuclear facilities * Gradually promote de-escalateion and easing of situation and finally reach comprehensive ceasefire * Dialogue,negotiations are only viable way to resolve Ukraine crisis

China Manifesto for dealing with USA.
Here is an introduction: **Since becoming the world's most powerful country after the two world wars and the Cold War, the United States has acted more boldly to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, pursue, maintain and abuse hegemony, advance subversion and infiltration, and willfully wage wars, bringing harm to the international community.** **The United States has developed a hegemonic playbook to stage "color revolutions," instigate regional disputes, and even directly launch wars under the guise of promoting democracy, freedom and human rights. Clinging to the Cold War mentality, the United States has ramped up bloc politics and stoked conflict and confrontation. It has overstretched the concept of national security, abused export controls and forced unilateral sanctions upon others. It has taken a selective approach to international law and rules, utilizing or discarding them as it sees fit, and has sought to impose rules that serve its own interests in the name of upholding a "rules-based international order."** **This report, by presenting the relevant facts, seeks to expose the U.S. abuse of hegemony in the political, military, economic, financial, technological and cultural fields, and to draw greater international attention to the perils of the U.S. practices to world peace and stability and the well-being of all peoples.** Here is conclusion: **While a just cause wins its champion wide support, an unjust one condemns its pursuer to be an outcast. The hegemonic, domineering, and bullying practices of using strength to intimidate the weak, taking from others by force and subterfuge, and playing zero-sum games are exerting grave harm. The historical trends of peace, development, cooperation, and mutual benefit are unstoppable. The United States has been overriding truth with its power and trampling justice to serve self-interest. These unilateral, egoistic and regressive hegemonic practices have drawn growing, intense criticism and opposition from the international community.** **Countries need to respect each other and treat each other as equals. Big countries should behave in a manner befitting their status and take the lead in pursuing a new model of state-to-state relations featuring dialogue and partnership, not confrontation or alliance. China opposes all forms of hegemonism and power politics, and rejects interference in other countries' internal affairs. The United States must conduct serious soul-searching. It must critically examine what it has done, let go of its arrogance and prejudice, and quit its hegemonic, domineering and bullying practices.**

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