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Xi Takes Leaders to Revolutionary Site, Signals Struggles Ahead

  • Standing Committee visit landmark in Mao’s revolutionary win
  • Comes days after Xi installed loyalists on top leadership body
Xi Jinping 

Xi Jinping 

Source: Bloomberg

President Xi Jinping took his newly appointed team of loyalists to a key landmark in the Communist Party’s revolutionary rise, telling China’s most-powerful men to prepare for “challenges ahead.”

The seven-man Politburo Standing Committee -- China’s most powerful body -- traveled to Yanan, in China’s northwestern Shaanxi province, on Thursday to tour one of the party’s main revolutionary bases, the official Xinhua News Agency reported