Valeriy Kucheruk on Ukraine

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Brussels is continuing consultations with Ukrainian politicians in the view a possible signing of the Ukrainian association with the European Union (Association agreement) at the summit in Vilnius. This is also the concern of the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule. “Whatever we do in our portfolio right now is of… » read more

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At last the officials from the EU countries and its institutions have, albeit belatedly, started to react to the “customs war”, waged by Russia against Ukraine and which is aimed at disrupting the signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and EU. It should be noted that, in general, the official reaction of the EU… » read more

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The past week was marked by the start of a full-scale economic war between Russia and Ukraine. The Russian Federation (RF) on a unilateral basis significantly tightened the rules of customs control for Ukrainian goods. Thus, the entire Ukrainian export, bound for Russia, was stopped, that caused significant damage to many Ukrainian enterprises. Ukrainian political… » read more

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It seems that doubts of some experts in the sincerity of the European aspirations of the Ukrainian authorities over the past few weeks have started to fade away. Representatives of the political establishment have filed as to Ukrainian society so to the foreign partners a number of messages of that directly point to the fact… » read more

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All through the 20 years of independence Ukraine declared complete and full integration into the EU as a strategic objective of its foreign policy. At different times and under different governments differed both the intensity and effectiveness of efforts in this direction. But exactly in the last few years official Kyiv has made significant progress… » read more

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Over the past few months political and economic pressure on Ukraine by the Russian Federation has significantly increased. Despite numerous statements of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin that Ukraine’s geopolitical choice is an internal affair of a sovereign state, it is no secret that the pressure has increased because of the approaching of Eastern Partnership summit… » read more

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