Kuang Wenbo

Kuang Wenbo

Professor, Renmin University of China

Kuang Wenbo is a professor at Renmin University of China. As a pioneer of new media research in China, Professor Kuang has published more than 20 books and three hundred theses for new media research. Prof Kuang's works are often published and cited on the CSSCI (Chinese Social Science Citation Information).

Russian President and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin meets with the media at his campaign headquarters in Moscow on 18 March 2024. (Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP)

Chinese academic: Putin's understanding of history and reality is distorted

Chinese academic Kuang Wenbo notes that Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to have a specific view of history that does not fit reality. But personal views and opinions of history do not change facts, which have to be recognised one way or the other.