Video / Europe & Central Asia 13 May 2022 1 minute 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. Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print 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. Loading Video CRISIS GROUP 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? Loading Video CRISIS GROUP Related Tags Ukraine More for you Podcast / Europe & Central Asia Time to Talk? Assessing the Plausibility of Negotiations in the Russo-Ukrainian War Podcast / Global Gaza, Ukraine and An Inflection Point in World Politics?