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Published on: March 7, 2014
Money & Corruption in Modern Europe
Why The EU Fears Putin

Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea indicate just how confident he is that he has the West over a barrel. And given how the Europeans are hesitating to impose targeted sanctions on Russia’s kleptocratic elite, his calculations may prove to be correct.

Charles Davidson is Publisher and CEO of The American Interest. Damir Marusic, publisher of the The American Interest online, contributed to this article.
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