Hundreds of Ukrainians entered the EU on Sunday, marking the first day of visa-free travel into the EU for Ukraine, according to Agence France-Presse.
“The visa-free regime for Ukraine has started! Glory to Europe! Glory to Ukraine!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tweetedÂ early Sunday.
The move marks Ukraine’s desired rapprochement with the EU bloc in the wake of protests in 2014 which overthrew the pro-Russian government, followed by Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
The measure “symbolises a final breakaway of our state from the Russian empire,” Poroshenko proclaimed to a group gathered in theÂ European Square in Kiev Saturday, according to AFP.
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Source: European Voice