Ukrainian factor in Chinese strategy: two years since the Russian invasion

Ukraine is heading into the third year of the full-scale war. In 2023, China was watching “the Ukrainian crisis”, building its peacemaking image, and benefiting from the chaos on the international markets. This round table will focus on “China’s Grand Strategy” in the context of the war in Ukraine, featuring experts opinions from the US, Europe, China and Ukraine.

22 February 2024 15:00 (Kyiv time)

Key Questions

Do Chinese mediation attempts matter?

How has the war in Ukraine affected the EU-China relations?

What can China do to help Russia avoid Western sanctions?

What role does the war in Ukraine play in the shaping of China's economic and security interests?


Kaiser Kuo


Host and co-founder of the Sinica Podcast

Lu Xiaoyu

Assistant Professor at School of International Studies at Peking University

Bartosz Kowalski

Senior Analyst, Center for Asian Affairs, the University of Lodz

Vita Golod

Chairman of the Board, Ukrainian Association of Sinologists

Klaus Larres

Distinguished Professor of History & International Affairs at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill