Ukrainian society will not accept any kinds of compromises with Russia at the moment - political expert

Published date20 May 2022
Publication titleLETA

RIGA, May 20 (LETA) - Ukrainian society will not accept any compromise in regards to Russia at the moment, political scientist Karlis Dauksts told LETA.

He also emphasized that a relatively difficult diplomatic situation began to emerge around Ukraine recently. French President Emmanuel Macron's offer not to push Russian President Vladimir Putin in corner and let him "keep face" has caused quite a stir. In addition, key commentators in major US publications have expressed similar views on the need to find diplomatic solutions with Putin.

In Dauksts' opinion, three possible directions are currently being formed. The first is to find a way to diplomatic reconciliation, the second is to "push" Russia out of Ukraine, both diplomatically and by isolating Russia from the rest of the world, as well as tightening sanctions. The third direction - the Ukrainians defeat Russia on their territory and ensure the sovereignty of the entire territory of Ukraine.

The political scientist acknowledged that it is currently impossible to say which of the above directions is the most viable, however, the...

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