March 30, 2022
The Cost of the War to the China-Ukraine Relationship
By Bonnie Girard
Ukraine was not one of China’s largest partners, but they had important ties in a number of areas that will be difficult to replace.
March 02, 2022
China Cannot Condone Russia’s Aggression in Ukraine
By Lunting Wu
China’s attitude toward the Ukraine war stems from functional calculations, diplomatic and military bonds with Kyiv, strategic considerations, and normative reflection.
March 01, 2022
China Was Woefully Unprepared for the Russia-Ukraine War
By Chauncey Jung
The fact that Beijing was caught off guard hints at the fragility of its partnership with Russia.
February 17, 2022
Why China Will Not Support a Russian Invasion of Ukraine
By Mu Chunshan
The reputational cost – both on the international stage and with the Chinese people – would be great if Beijing threw its support behind Russian aggression.
February 14, 2022
Ukraine in China-Russia Relations
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Bonny Lin.
February 02, 2022
Ukraine: China’s Burning Bridge to Europe?
By Elizabeth Wishnick
China's BRI and agricultural needs led Beijing to seek partnership with Ukraine. Now Russia's military build-up has complicated those calculations.
October 04, 2019
Why China is Setting its Sights on Ukraine
By Valbona Zeneli and Nataliia Haluhan
Beijing's bid for geopolitical influence in Kyiv is increasing.
June 27, 2018
Ukraine: China Flexes Its Investment Muscle
By Jack Laurenson
“If China wants to come here and improve our ports and railways and build our roads, why would we stop them?”
December 16, 2017
The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)
By Philip Dubow
The former Georgian president’s colorful reentry into Ukrainian politics could impact China's regional aspirations.
November 07, 2017
Military-Industrial Triangle: Russia, Ukraine, and China
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sarah Kirchberger.
March 10, 2016
Why China Is Interested in Ukraine
By Olena Mykal
While many countries would like to be part of the Silk Road route, China has a strategic interest in Ukraine.
June 07, 2014
Ukraine Seeks Stronger China Ties
By Zachary Keck
Ukraine’s incoming government has already begun a charm offensive towards China.