Analysing change

22 January 2022

High noon in Ukraine: who blinks first

Advisory Board Member Mykola Riabchuk on “Ukraine crisis” and the long-term Kremlin’s concerns about Ukraine.  

“The Kremlin doesn’t understand the quintessence of Ukraine. Therefore Putin’s interventions since Euromaidan backfired: Ukraine is more orientated towards the West than ever before. But Putin invested so much in his confrontational politics, that he cannot simply retreat.”