September 21, 2022
China’s Public Opinion Is Shifting Away From Russia
By Mu Chunshan
Anyone relying only on official pronouncements and the state media may have missed that Chinese public opinion is turning against Russia – and toward Ukraine – as the war drags on.
September 17, 2022
Is China Breaking With Russia Over Ukraine?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China’s position has subtly shifted since the Russian invasion began, but the partnership with Russia is too important for Beijing to truly abandon its ally.
August 22, 2022
Russia-China Relations: Emerging Alliance or Eternal Rivals?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sarah Kirchberger.
August 20, 2022
China Moves to Fill The Void Left By Russia Sanctions – On Its Own Terms
By François Chimits and Antonia Hmaidi
Six months into the Ukraine war, China has not hesitated to fill the void left by OECD disengagement with Russia – but is taking care not to compromise its own economic interests in the process.
August 17, 2022
The War in Ukraine Is Not a Watershed in China-EU Relations – Yet
By Yaning Zhang
Against the context of all-out strategic rivalry between the U.S. and China, both Brussels and Beijing have good reasons to continue engaging with each other.
July 12, 2022
Xi Jinping Might Think He Can Handle His Own ‘Ukraine’
By Grant Newsham
Xi might look at what has happened in Ukraine, and to the Russians, and think he’s got a reasonable shot at Taiwan.
July 08, 2022
Wang’s G20 Meetings Highlight China’s Ukraine Messaging
By Shannon Tiezzi
China remains committed to reshaping the global order with Russia, and Beijing knows developing countries are the key to that effort.
June 24, 2022
A Revived G7 Needs to Talk About China
By Sophie Eisentraut
Among G-7 societies, the war in Ukraine has not only altered risk perceptions of Russia but has also triggered a reassessment of the threat posed by China.
June 23, 2022
What ‘Zhong Sheng’ Says About China’s Perceptions of the Ukraine Conflict
By Brandon Valeriano and Juan Garcia-Nieto
What has China communicated -- through the state run Zhong Sheng pen name in the People’s Daily -- about the conflict in Ukraine?
June 22, 2022
From China With Love: Xi’s Birthday Call to Putin
By Hemant Adlakha
The latest Putin-Xi exchange should put to bed any speculation that Beijing is reevaluating its close ties to Moscow.
June 17, 2022
China’s Diplomatic Campaign Following Russia’s Ukraine Invasion
By Zhuoran Li
China’s diplomatic outreach is more aimed at advancing Beijing’s Indo-Pacific interests than drumming up support for Moscow.
May 17, 2022
Understanding the Extent (and Limits) of Chinese Public Support for Russia
By Brian Wong
The Chinese public is overwhelmingly on Russia's side amid the invasion of Ukraine, but there is little appetite for China to play an active role.