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Thanks to Vladimir Putin, Germany has woken up

8 mins | Aug 15, 2022
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Less starry-eyed policies on security and energy should help it lead Europe. Germany’s dependence on cheap Russian fuel has been exposed by the Ukraine war. It is not only vulnerable to the Kremlin’s energy blackmail but has also been bankrolling Vladimir Putin’s invasion. The Economist explores how Russia's warmongering may be the catalyst that turns Germany into its own nightmare: a more robust, bolder, more determined leader of a more united Europe.
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