|Author (Person)||Puglierin, Jana|
|Publisher||German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)|
|Series Details||No.3, April 2014|
|Publication Date||April 2014|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
In Crimea in 2014, Russia has started off by creating a fait accompli. The West’s response to President Putin has not only been critical; he has also found an astonishing number of apologists. Two former German chancellors have expressed their understanding for his behavior. Such sympathetic rhetoric is anything but appropriate, however, as Jana Puglierin warns here. The Crimea dispute will bring disastrous consequences for international relations in its wake.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Germany, Russia, Ukraine|