|Author (Person)||Meister, Stefan|
|Publisher||German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)|
|Series Details||No.2, February 2015|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The 12 February 2015 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine was a triumph for President Putin, who was able to push through a slew of major points without making any concessions of his own. Stefan Meister argues that Ukrainian leadership should give up control of Donetsk and Luhansk in order to protect the rest of the country from further destabilization from Russia. The EU urgently needs to make a clear decision on whether to integrate what is left of Ukraine – with all the consequences this entails.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine|