Last Friday, February 16, 2024, the battleground was not simply the war-scarred fields of Eastern Ukraine but the polished halls of power in Berlin and Paris as these countries inked a ‘historic’ 10-year bilateral security pact.

A new act unfolds in the grand theater of European geopolitics, underscoring the relentless chess match against Russian maneuvers.

The protagonists in this deal, Ukraine, Germany, and France, are making moves that will echo through the annals of military and diplomatic strategy.

Historic Step Forward with Germany

President Volodymyr Zelensky, a leader who’s become as familiar with the war room as he is with the corridors of international diplomacy, landed a significant victory in Berlin.