German Council on Foreign Relations

Moldova’s Fragile Security Situation

Moldova’s security and future are closely linked with the outcome of Russia’s war against Ukraine. This is a decisive year for the country and its government with local elections approaching, in which manipulation by Kremlin proxies is expected, and an economy affected by the energy crisis and rising prices due to the war. In February a new prime minister and government were appointed – a move meant to address security concerns, hybrid threats, and energy dependence on Russia and Transnistria. The government seems prepared to address the threats, yet Moldova strongly depends on EU support.  

Anastasia Pociumban

Russia’s War Economy

How Sanctions Reduce Military Capacity
Dr. András Rácz
Ole Spillner
Dr. Guntram Wolff
Policy Brief

Into the Blue Pacific

Why the EU Should Help Island Nations Address Climate Change and Maritime Insecurity
Elisabeth Suh
Hanna Gers
Policy Brief
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Dossier: Russia’s War Against Ukraine

Russia’s attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022, violated international law, shocked the global community, and brought war to Europe – along with fears of a nuclear escalation. In a policy statement three days after that war began, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz referred to the Russian invasion as a turning point in the history of the European continent – and announced a so-called Zeitenwende, a significant turnaround in Germany’s security and defense policy.

This dossier provides an overview of DGAP’s diverse expertise and activities on all aspects of the ongoing conflict.

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