Premier Zhou Enlai (left), chairman Mao Zedong and defence minister Lin Biao wave to troops in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on October 3, 1967. Photo: AFP

Anti-Soviet genesis of Cultural Revolution set stage for Chinese diplomatic revival

Mao regarded Soviet Union as bigger threat than United States

Topic |   Cultural Revolution
Premier Zhou Enlai (left), chairman Mao Zedong and defence minister Lin Biao wave to troops in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on October 3, 1967. Photo: AFP
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