"We are the same people. They can maybe tell from ... the way I speak Chinese, but they don't look at me differently."
'We share a lot of history ... Russians like China, because they feel more free here.'
'We're all outsiders here in Beijing. So we tend to stick together, it's only natural.'
'I had no idea about China, or just how hard life would be for me and my family here. I only knew that I couldn't go back.'
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China has adamantly denied it drew up contingency plans for a collapse of Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea, after the Japanese Kyodo news agency reported on leaked documents this week.
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