ALL MERKEL'S SINS. MR. ZELENSKY, TAKE OFF THE PINK GLASSES!

This text is not so much about Merkel's visit as about the fact that it is time for Ukrainian politicians to take off their pink glasses regarding Putin's main ally in Europe, Germany, and its attitude to Ukraine.

By Mykhailo Gonchar, President of the Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI, for Glavcom

Despite the official rhetoric of commitment to the peaceful settlement of conflicts, Berlin is not a peacemaker. It is only verbally committed to the 1975 CSCE Helsinki Principles and the 1990 Paris Charter for a New Europe. In fact, Merkel-era Germany has become a "permitting" ground for Russian geopolitical revanchism. Redemption - cheap gas for the saturated "green" German economy and bonuses for Putin's steers through the German-speaking cantons of Switzerland Zug and Zurich.

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