Dreaming of normalisation. Germany vs. Russia.

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Series Details No.225 (04.11.16)
Publication Date 04/11/2016
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Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine and its propaganda actions targeting Germany have resulted in an increase in German society’s distrust of Russia and to more assertive political reactions. They have also translated into unprecedented, increased support for eastern allies within NATO.

However, the involvement of both Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in working out and implementing the Minsk agreement has not brought the results Berlin had expected. Hence the attempts to save face and the efforts to ensure the implementation of the agreement, as well as the temptation to devise its subsequent variants.

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ESO: Background information: Merkel urges EU to take care of own security http://www.europeansources.info/record/merkel-urges-eu-to-take-care-of-own-security/

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