Ukraine, Sri Lanka and the price of non-Finlandisation | Daily FT

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Ukraine is under attack and by the time this article is published Kyiv would have fallen. This is the first major war in Europe since the Second World War other than the invasion of Georgia by Russia in 2008. There are heavy criticisms against Vladimir Putin, President of Russia all over the world. Western countries tried hard to stop Putin taking this action. The French President and Chancellor of Germany visited Russia, but they failed. After the invasion the British Prime Minister called Putin a dictator and condemned the Russian act in the strongest terms. This is a foreign policy failure …

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