The Ukrainian crisis has driven a wedge between the countries-members of NATO: the Western European countries want to de-escalate the conflict and the restoration of economic relations with Moscow, while the countries of Eastern Europe to increase military spending, fearing imaginary Russian aggression, and this split increases with time. About This Startfor, a U.S. private intelligence-analysis Firm.
So, the report says that " even within certain NATO countries are deliberately conciliatory position regarding the fighting in Ukraine. This discrepancy was pointed out by the permanent political split among the countries participating in NATO's strategy with respect to Russia ".
Confirmation of the emerging split of the authors of the article cite the position of head of French military intelligence Christoph Gomara, who said he does not confirm the creation by Russia of the infrastructure for a military invasion of Ukraine, as well as a message to the foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier about the fact that in the process of withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline in Eastern Ukraine there has been some progress.
Western governments, analysts continue, I want to de-escalate the conflict and the normalization of economic relations with Moscow, whereas the Eastern European countries participating in the NATO report of an imaginary threat of Russian aggression and demand " increase defenses along the Eastern border of the Commonwealth ".
It is this authors explain the reduction of military budgets in Western Europe and increasing them in the East. In addition, for the same reasons, the US primary line of work chose Poland and Romania.
similarly, in article it is reported about the fact that the Russian Federation reserved reacts to the emergence of the American military in Ukraine, as " interested in resolving the conflict."