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Making sense of the Paris summit: a quick analysis — The Vineyard of the Saker

The first thing we need to do is the remember what each participant wanted from this summit. Here is a summary of what I think (not how they officially stated

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(…) “Looks pretty self-evident to me but, still, I will offer my personal reaction to what just happened next.

First, let’s sum it up in plain language.  First, the actual results:

  • There might be a ceasefire
  • There might be a prisoner exchange
  • There might be future talks

Next, what has been reaffirmed:

  • The Minsk Agreements are the only way out and cannot be changed
  • The Steinmeier Formula is the only way out and cannot be changed

Again, I think that the outcome is rather obvious:

  • Zelenskii achieved nothing
  • Merkel achieved nothing
  • Macron achieved a little
  • Putin prevailed

Really, it’s that simple.” (…)