Russia-Ukraine: the impact on Asia with Bilahari Kausikan

General Politics

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has provoked one of the strongest non-military reactions from the West seen in decades. What explains Asian reactions to the invasions, and how are their economies coping with the fallout on global supply chains and energy markets? And what lessons will China take from this in regard to its rivalry with the West?

In this episode, Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, Managing Director, Global Counsel; speaks to Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman, the Middle East Institute (National University of Singapore), to discuss:

  • What is the impact of the Ukrainian crisis across Southeast and East Asia?
  • What lessons, if any, will China draw from this crisis?
  • And what will the world look like after the crisis? How will Asian economies cope with shake ups to supply chains and the energy sector?


  • Benjamin Wegg-Prosser - Managing Director. See more insights from Benjamin here.
  • Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman, the Middle East Institute (National University of Singapore)


Global Counsel is going beyond the news cycle to analyse what the conflict means for businesses and policymakers in the region and beyond. View all of our coverage by clicking here.


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