Media mentions – Economic Sovereignty
I think the conflict will remain localized. However, its effects on energy, value chains and migration flows – inter alia – are global.
Those who already saw Russia as a threat at the beginning of February considered European sovereignty particularly desirable
ECFR examined the EU’s mood on the eve of the invasion of Ukraine
Now Beijing has done it once. You can’t exclude the possibility that it will happen in the future.
Putin may want Nord Stream 2, but he doesn’t want it that badly. He definitely wants Ukraine more than he wants that pipeline.
If China’s action is left unchallenged, EU member states and businesses will end up losing more of their freedom
The exclusion of Swift sanctions does not mean that the planned measures have little effect
The Swiss newspaper refers to ECFR’s anti-coercion work
Apart from classical sanctions, it’s really hard to see what else France or the European Commission could do
So far, the EU has no response to coercive economic measures; we cannot afford this strategically