Valeriy Kucheruk on Ukraine

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On January 28 in Brussels the Russia-EU summit will take place and it looks like the so-called “Ukrainian question”, which became extremely topical after the failure of the Vilnius summit, will be the main subject of it. The fact that the subject of Ukraine will be actively discussed by European and Russian politicians is confirmed… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

Ukraine continues to stay in the epicenter of difficult relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union. This can be inferred from the words of the head of the Mission of the Russian Federation to the EU Vladimir Chizhov who has recently declared that his country is ready to discuss the notorious “Ukrainian question”… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

However strange it might be, neither the European Union nor Russia shows a special desire to seriously treat Ukraine’s initiatives to hold trilateral negotiations directed at looking for the improvement of economic relations. However, Vladimir Putin has recently stated that Moscow is ready for such negotiations but… only until Ukraine makes the decision to sign… » read more

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

After a brief slackening, the representatives of the Russian Federation with a vengeance took to “forcing” Ukraine to change its vector of European integration into the pro-Russian one. It all started with the CIS Summit in Minsk, during which the Ukrainian side vigorously promoted the idea of the probable cooperation with the Customs Union after… » read more

Posted by tfranke

During the last couple of months Ukraine has seen an abrupt invocation of pro-Russian political projects. The reason for that is plain – the Ukrainian authorities, which were considered to be orientated exceptionally towards Russia in the public consciousness, had a sudden change of direction towards integration into Europe. Today, on the threshold of the… » read more

Posted by tfranke

The adoption of the resolution by the European Parliament giving quite a tough assessment of Russia’s pressure on the countries of the Eastern Partnership (Ukraine among them) was, in general, positively accepted in Ukraine. We will remind that the resolution, among other things, reads the EU is ready to protect the countries of the Eastern… » read more

Posted by tfranke

Unexpectedly for itself Ukraine happened to be on the peak of geopolitical interests of the leading world countries. All – domestic Ukrainian as well as world political players – are trying to use Ukraine’s Association Agreement (AA) signature with the European Union scheduled for November for their own purpose. In Ukraine – representatives of the… » read more

Posted by tfranke

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

Posted by tfranke

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

Posted by tfranke