Director General of ELIAMEP Dr Thanos Dokos published the article ‘How the EU got is so wrong in Ukraine‘ in Europe’s World. In this analysis Dr Dokos argues that Brussels and Washington underestimated and failed to understand Putin’s objectives and ways of thinking.  He also explains that ignoring the fact that Putin had the motive, the means and the opportunity to react strongly to European openings towards Ukraine has been a fundamental mistake at the strategic level.