Demonstrators in Prague, Czech Republic, hold effigies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Europe and the potential for a Trump-Putin deal

  • Europe worries that normalization of U.S.-Russian ties could put it in danger
  • Presidents Trump and Putin have expressed willingness to make a deal
  • However, obstacles to such a deal are great, and the Kremlin may put up the biggest resistance

Will Donald Trump strike a deal with Vladimir Putin to normalize American relations with Russia? Given the potential consequences of such a decision, many European politicians are apprehensive. The future of common, value-based Western policies on Ukraine and Syria is at stake – and by implication, so is the cohesion of the European Union as a foreign policy actor. In a letter to European leaders, issued ahead of the EU summit in Malta on February 3, European Council President Donald Tusk added “worrying declarations by the new American administration” to a list of external challenges facing Europe. Mr. Tusk had ample ground for his misgivings.

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Professor Stefan Hedlund
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What's inside
  • Europe worries that normalization of U.S.-Russian ties could put it in danger
  • Presidents Trump and Putin have expressed willingness to make a deal
  • However, obstacles to such a deal are great, and the Kremlin may put up the biggest resistance
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  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
  • Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possibe effects of current decisions.
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