The situation in Ukraine is more dangerous than before
The situation in Ukraine is more dangerous than before

The situation in Ukraine is more dangerous than before

Crisis Group’s Program Director for Europe and Central Asia, Olga Oliker, speaks about the current situation in Ukraine, why it's more dangerous now than when Russia invaded in February and what can be done to de-escalate it.

What are the dangers of the Ukraine-Russia war escalating to a NATO-Russia war? What can be done to de-escalate the situation? This five minute video covers the most pertinent advice from Crisis Group at this stage of the conflict.

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In this extended edition, Olga Oliker covers:

  • 00:00 Why are we now at a more dangerous juncture than when Russia invaded Ukraine in February?
  • 03:29 What role do nuclear weapons play in this and how could a nuclear war begin?
  • 06:44 What is the West's current approach and is it working?
  • 09:35 What does Crisis Group recommend Western states do?
  • 11:49 Do Western states and Ukraine agree upon the way forward?
  • 13:31 How can this war end?
  • 17:08 Can anything be done right now?
  • 20:26 Are sanctions an effective tool in this case?
  • 25:01 Why is this war getting more attention than other current conflicts?

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