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Ukraine under attack

February 24, 2022

Europe is facing an expansionist Russia. But will sanctions alone be enough to stop Vladimir Putin? Guests: Ulrike von Hirschhausen (historian), Vendeline von Bredow (Economist), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico)

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The historian Ulrike von Hirschhausen, who says: “Russian tanks invading Ukraine teach us one clear lesson: We need a broad collection of tools if we are to realize our international responsibility.”


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Vendeline von Bredow
from the Economist magazine, who believes: “Vladimir Putin has damaged his country. The EU is still Russia's biggest export market and Western sanctions will hurt.”


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Matthew Karnitschnig, Chief Europe Correspondent for Politico. And Matthew argues that “Russia’s latest invasion of Ukraine illustrates the failure of European, and especially German, foreign policy, which for years has focused on trying to placate Putin.”

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