Emmanuel Macron has started a debate which is vital for Europe. Macron‘s notion of a Europe which protects should not be interpreted as a protectionist Europe but as a Europe which cooperates in public goods provision and one which protects open markets and multilateralism.
Speaking from an undisclosed location, Ukrainian presidential adviser Oleg Ustenko urges the United States and the European Union to tighten the financial screws on Russia's military machine. Anything short of a full defeat for Vladimir Putin, he warns, will leave both Ukraine and Europe vulnerable to future aggression.
about the additional steps Western powers can take to end Russia's war and hold it accountable.
The ongoing war in Ukraine has prompted growing calls for European governments to halt imports of Russian hydrocarbons immediately. But, especially when it comes to natural gas, is Europe willing to bear the costs of such a dramatic shift?