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Strategic Trends 2017: Contested History – Rebuilding Trust in European Security

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External 21 September 2017

By Christian Nuenlist

Center for Security Studies

ETH Zurich

March 2017

Different interpretations of the recent past still cast a negative shadow on the relations between Russia and the West. The Ukraine Crisis was a symptom, but not the deeper cause of Russia’s disengagement from the European peace order of 1990. While the current situation is far from a “new Cold War”, reconstructing contested history and debating missed opportunities are needed today to create trust and overcome European insecurity.

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