Tag: Western attitude toward Russia

Putin’s Misreading of Situation Behind Hardening of West’s Position on Ukraine, Portnikov Says

June 14, 2015

Staunton, June 13 – The toughening of the West’s position on Ukraine very much in evidence at the G7 meeting reflects the fact that Vladimir Putin has fundamentally misread the situation and not taken advantage of the face-saving measures which the West had been offering him, according to Vitaly Portnikov. The Kremlin leader “sincerely believed […]