Volodymyr Zelensky’s action before his visit with President Biden is both inflammatory and short-sighted.
“If there were a moral to be drawn from the Crimean War which might apply to the present it would be this: in a war between Russia and the West, it is the powers which keep out who will be the the real gainers…”
AJP Taylor, February 1951
Firing across the Ukraine-Russia border has stepped up, egged on by Biden’s full-throated support of Zelensky’s newly found anti-Russian ambitions.
Turkey and Ukraine are deepening technological cooperation with strategic implications for Russia, EU and the wider region.
The Ukrainian president seems to be eyeing improved ties with Moscow.