Yelena Ponomareva: a line fight or a fatal migration boomerang

09 September 2015

News, which has been coming recently from European countries, reminds more and more front-line reports. In Austria, Germany, Hungary, Macedonia and Serbia, police gets into fights with illegal immigrants, hundreds of thousands of which are escaping to Europe. Several governments consider an opportunity of using an army and NATO’s Rapid Response Forces to protect their borders. There is no doubt that it will come to that, but that together with a possible breakup of the Schengen zone and building walls along the borders of national states will not save Europe, Professor of MGIMO, member of the Gorchakov Fund’s Club of Friend Dr. Yelena Ponomareva writes for electronic publication Strategic Culture Foundation.