Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised new questions about the nature of the relationship between Russia and China, with the war seen as having the potential to shift Russia from a close ally to a liability in the eyes of the Chinese government.
This event explores the latest developments in extent of the relationship and interactions between the two: new convergences and divergences, energy links and limitations, declared alliances and private disagreements.
Experts on the panel explore:
How has the relationship changed since Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine?
What do the Russian and Chinese people make of the relationship?
How could a war-weakened Russia be viewed by China?
As with all members events, questions from the audience drive the conversation.