Four years after the EU’s push for closer ties with Ukraine provoked Russia and helped start a revolution, the country is ravaged by war and nearly broke.
So as EU leaders gather in Brussels Friday to celebrate the Eastern Partnership, their foreign policy initiative to strengthen relations with countries in the former Soviet bloc, the central question is: Can the EU pick up the pieces?
Do not expect a clear answer.
EU policymakers have been, and remain, deeply divided. Some argue that there is a moral obligation to do more to protect Ukraine and end Russian military aggression, especially because Kiev has shown …read more
Source: POLITICO – Europe Edition