We are beyond halfway through October, and there’s still no certainty whether the much awaited and long-delayed summit of the Normandy Four states (Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France) will take place. The summit is meant to jump start the moribund Minsk process for achieving peace in Ukraine’s east.
On October 17, the German and
French leaders put on a brave face and “welcomed” progress in paving the way
for the meeting, now more than a month overdue. They, and Ukraine’s president, hope
that it will still be possible to hold a Normandy Four summit in November.
But at this stage, Russian President
Vladimir Putin has …read more
Source:: Atlantic Council