Will Putin Make Europe Crumble? — On a Horrible Energy Legacy
The former Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, made her first public appearance since Putin’s latest invasion of Ukraine, in early June 2022.
In it, she stated, that she does not feel any responsibility for Vladimir Putin’s full-scale invasion in late February earlier this year. She rightfully put the blame on Putin.
Yet at the same time, a growing consensus amongst pundits and political analysts has pointed out that German policy towards Russia under Merkel’s tenure was — in retrospect — naïve…