Europe Is There For The Taking For Vladimir Putin

Adebayo Adeniran
3 min readFeb 23, 2024

And The United States of America is playing an outsized role in making this possible.

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Europe is splintered.

Its political leaders are as rudderless and directionless as ever.

Ever since Angela Merkel departed the stage, we have seen the European Union operate with less confidence and a clarity of purpose.

While Poland may have ditched its populist leader for someone with a bit of gravitas and sense, much of the continent is headed in the opposite direction, with Italy, The Netherlands, Austria, Hungary plumbing for players, who would have thrived in the 1930s.

To Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, who has designs on the wider continent, these developments couldn’t have come at a better time.

Despite rhetoric to contrary, in his interviews with Tucker Carlson and other players, in which he talked up the incumbent at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as being the preferred candidate for Russia and Russians, having Donald Trump in the White House, will bring him several steps closer to actualizing his dreams.

Biden knows this and so do the Republican political leadership in Congress and Senate.

It is precisely why they chose not to support the aid-package which was proposed by the Biden…



Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible