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Vlad tickles the ivories: Videos that went viral in China, May 15-19

utin’s musical skills, heartwarming acts from police officers, and a perky poodle.
5 months ago
Jia Guo

  1. Putin’s music talents!
    Russian President Vladimir Putin played two Russian songs on a (badly tuned) piano before a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Belt and Road Forum last Sunday in Beijing.

  2. A real police officer
    An officer stopped his police car in front of oncoming traffic and helped an elderly person cross the road in southwest China’s Sichuan Province.

  3. A biped poodle

  4. Saving the baby!
    Police in China’s Guangdong Province broke a car window to release a one-year-old toddler who was locked inside the car for about 40 minutes. The parents had gone shopping…

By Jia Guo
Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.
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