"The priority now [for Greece] should be to do the deal and try to normalize the situation."
"Russia does not have the funds for a new cycle of militarization. It needs to pay pensions and carry out Putin’s social program from a budget of $430 billion. The authorities have returned to military patriotism, but this is likely that last sigh, the agonies of militarism. The country cannot militarize, and it cannot fight a constant battle with the whole world."