Researches about Ukraine

Russia’s Middle Eastern Drive Could Dilute Europe’s East-South Divide

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

The fall of Aleppo shows painfully how Russia is largely given free hand in pressing forward its geopolitical interests with whatever means it chooses without fearing any consequences from the fading ‘international community’.
There are many reasons why the United States and Europe have refrained from putting more forceful pressure on Russia regarding Syria.

One important reason is that they have open fronts with Russia that they cannot gamble with, namely Russia’s behaviour in Eastern Europe and the real threat the Kremlin’s prowess poses to the Baltic States and Ukraine following the annexation of Crimea.

Unlike Eastern Europe, Syria – and …read more

Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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