Invasion Ukraine

Strategic Consequences of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

AIES online panel with Anders Åslund and Martin Sajdik

Mar 22, 2022 / European Security and Defence / EU Neighbourhood

On 1 March 2022, Dr. Werner Fasslabend and Velina Tchakarova hosted Anders Åslund, leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe, and Martin Sajdik, former Ambassador and Special Representative of the OSCE in Ukraine for a discussion on the topic "Strategic Consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine". The experts touched upon topics such as the unity among the European states and a possible strengthening of the transatlantic relationship as a consequence of the invasion. Furthermore, they discussed the probable effects and strategic consequences of Western sanctions, and a possible reorientation of the EU's current policy towards Russia and Ukraine.