Xi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: XinhuaXi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: Xinhua

Being immortal: inside Xi Jinping’s power play to reach the same status as Mao Zedong

General secretary tipped for recognition with eponymous ideological ‘banner term’, following in footsteps of Mao and Deng

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Xi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: XinhuaXi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping (front row, second right) and other members of the party Politburo Standing Committee view ‘The Road Towards Renewal’ exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: Xinhua
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