Russia and the West After the Ukrainian Crisis: European Vulnerabilities to Russian Pressures
RAND Arroyo Center Santa Monica United States
Pagination or Media Count:
Russias illegal annexation of Crimea and effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine has forced the United States and its European allies to reassess their approach to Europea region once thought to be stable and secure. This report examines the vulnerabilities of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO and European Union EU member states to Russian military and economic pressures and to Russian influence in their domestic politics. Subsequent reports will look at Russian capabilities and intentions, and recommend further possible U.S. and European actions.