A Useful Failure: Macron's Overture to Russia

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


    Throughout his presidency, French President Emmanuel Macron has promoted a rapprochement between the European Union and Russia. He conceived it as a means to two ends: the strengthening of the EU and the protection of what he has referred to as ‘European civilisation’. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shown that Macron’s gamble has failed. As a result, some adjustments to Macron’s foreign policy with respect to Russia are necessary and under way. Other aspects of his European policy, however, remain sensible and more relevant than ever
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)17-24
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2022


    Dive into the research topics of 'A Useful Failure: Macron's Overture to Russia'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this