Misconceived realpolitik in a failing state: the political and economical fiasco of the Central Powers in the Ukraine, 1918

@article{Dornik2013MisconceivedRI,
  title={Misconceived realpolitik in a failing state: the political and economical fiasco of the Central Powers in the Ukraine, 1918},
  author={Wolfram Dornik and P. Lieb},
  journal={First World War Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={111 - 124}
}
The Brest-Litovsk Peace Agreement was supposed to be a grand solution. Germany and Austria-Hungary, under increasing domestic pressure, wanted to create facts on at least one front and demonstrate to the world at large their willingness to accept peace. In reality, the German Supreme Army Command's main goal was to bring large parts of Eastern Europe under German control and permanently weaken revolution-torn Russia. Since late 1917, Ukraine appeared to be the key to controlling the entire… 
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