Russia’s Irrational War in Ukraine Should Be a Warning for Predicting China’s Behavior

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China's response to Russian aggression and its behavior since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine has been ambivalent at best. As our researcher Jan Švec points out, Chinese behavior is getting less and less predictable to the world.

Among the motives of the Russian aggression was the feeling of humiliation after the Cold war and that the world does not pay attention to Russia's power. Our researcher Jan Švec argues in the article for The Diplomat that China has been for a long time claiming, that the USA has been dominating the world order. National pride has become a vital component of Xi's propaganda.

What could be the parallels between Putin's and Xi's situation and the potential consequences for Chinese behavior?

Find out more in the article below.