December 2019 could become a decisive month for Ukraine. On December 3, a NATO Senior Leader Meeting will begin in London, and on December 9, the Normandy Four (Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany) will hold a long-awaited peace summit in Paris. Meanwhile, if the tangled energy issues dividing Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz are to be resolved before 2020, this must happen before December 13.
These events are taking place against a geopolitical
backdrop that offers Ukraine little room for optimism. A candid assessment of
current trends suggests that despite popular support for President Zelenskyy’s peacemaking
efforts, Ukraine faces a range of serious …read more
Source:: Atlantic Council