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The Second Integration War
The Second Integration War

Author(s): Wojciech Górecki
Subject(s): Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life, Political Essay
Published by: Kolegium Europy Wschodniej im. Jana Nowaka-Jeziorańskiego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: Russian foreign policy;Russia-Georgia war;Russia-Ukraine war

Summary/Abstract: With an aspiration to integrate the post-Soviet space under its aegis, the Kremlin will try not to allow any other actors to emerge. More than anything else, Moscow shows that it aims to maintain, if not expand, its influence. In 2008, the Kremlin showed that it was ready to use military force outside Russia’s borders. In 2014, it decided to move borders. Despite many differences, these two wars are linked by one common denominator – integration.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 03 (12)
  • Page Range: 113-118
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English