December 2, 2013

Russia & EU Can Build a Greater Europe

Sergei Markov, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to not sign the Association Agreement with the European Union should motivate the EU to adopt new tactics regarding Russia. Above all, the EU should stop isolating Russia and work a lot harder to include it as an integral part of Europe.

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TAGGED: Russia, EU, European Union, Ukraine


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