(FIIA) None of the provisions of the Minsk-2 agreement have been fully implemented. Meanwhile, the context around the peace process in Ukraine is changing. It may soon be time to start modifying the deal.
February 12, 2016 marks the sad anniversary of an agreement which, at the time of its signing a year ago, was meant to become a step-by-step plan for resolving the conflict in Ukraine’s Donbas. Thus far, however, none of its provisions have been fully implemented. The document’s original December 2015 deadlines have been extended, this time without set dates. And although any discussion about an alternative to Minsk-2 is still viewed as heresy by all diplomats involved, it is hardly possible to ignore the fact that the deal has been overtaken by broader developments and no longer looks adequate for the situation. […]
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