Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures as he speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 20, 2023. Sergei Karpukhin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP.

‘Winning the peace’: Professor Stephen Kotkin on why a Chinese-led peace deal is the ideal outcome to the war in Ukraine

The following is a Hub exclusive in the form of a private lecture given by Professor Stephen Kotkin, one of the world’s leading scholars of Russian history and international relations. The talk provides a master class in contemporary geopolitics linking the war in Ukraine with the rise of China and the critical issue of how the War in Ukraine will likely to be brought to an end.