From Lisbon to Vladivostok via Tiraspol

“I believe that what [the Russians] want to do is maintain situations of strategic geographic instability on their flanks, to their benefit … keeping Moldova destabilised, keeping tensions on the border, pretty much will help forestall any joining of NATO. They just do not want NATO that close to them.”


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Author Thomas Riley
Thomas Riley runs the Flows and Frictions podcast for Strategy&Future. Originally from Manchester, England, he has been living and teaching English in Katowice since 2009.
Date 04 / 2020
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