russia12Walter Schwimmer
(Former Secretary General of the Council of the Europe)

Interview by George Protopapas
(RIEAS Media Analyst)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( – Publication date: 9 December 2014.

Mr. Walter Schwimmer is a former Austrian politician and diplomat and former Secretary General of the Council of Europe between 1999- 2004. He is considered an expert on Russian- European affairs as during his tenure he handled the war in Chechnya. H.E Walter Schwimmer analyzes how the crisis in Ukraine affects the European security system, Russia - Europe relations and Russia- USA relations....Read more

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