Post-Crimea Shift in EU-Russia Relations: From Fostering Interdependence to Managing Vulnerabilities
The book explores mutual dependencies between the EU and Russia in a number of fields, including energy, trade, financial sector, defence industry, cross-border cooperation, and perhaps most importantly, security, and analyzes the perceptions, vulnerabilities, and ways to manage the ties on both sides.
If the West manages to rejuvenate its own democracy, then it can have another conversation with Russia about world order – and have it Western terms.
The world of yesterday is gone or rapidly eroding, and it makes it hard to establish foreign policy directions. In the great power competition, Europe seems to be confused because Russia today is not the Russia that the West imagined it to become after 1989.…