Cover Osteuropa 9/2012

In Osteuropa 9/2012

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Ukraine in the German Public View

Andreas Umland

Deutsche Fassung


Although Ukraine is the largest country in Europe, it receives only scant attention. Germany’s diplomatic and cultural-political engagement in Ukraine may be relatively high. But in Germany’s media and political discourse, Ukraine is a peripheral issue. This does not do justice to Ukraine’s strategic importance.

(Osteuropa 9/2012, pp. 127–133)