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Mongolian referendum??

What is the side story about Mongolian referendum , the Mongolian votes to rejoin China as an autonomous region

What would anyone Mongolian even consider that?


The idea of a Mongolian referendum vote on rejoining China is something that has been brought up by geopolitical observers recently -- mainly during the recent events involving Russia and the Ukraine.

Mongolia is not publicly discussing such a referendum, but there are in fact factions within Mongolia who feel that becoming an autonomous region of Chine -- or even becoming a part of China outright -- is something that might benefit Mongols and help modernize the area. That's attractive to people who want to see a modernized Mongolia, which is mainly a very rural "Third World"-type country -- but not all Mongols think such modernization by China is a good thing.