Head-on Russia-Ukraine war will remind world leaders at G20 summit in Bali of Europe’s violent past

Source: firstpost.com firstpost.com

Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

As world leaders of the G20 meet in Bali this week, the economic and geopolitical consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war will weigh heavily on the summit. After centuries of warfare, Europeans settled down to what they believed would be an era of peace. World War II was supposed to be the last conflict where Europeans killed other Europeans on a mass scale. The Balkan wars and the dismemberment of Yugoslavia in the 1990s were an uncomfortable reminder of Europe’s violent tribal past. Saxons, Jutes, Vikings, Slavs and Visigoths had fought endless battles with one another since the end of the...