December 7, 2013

Ukraine Rejecting Europe May Be a Blessing

E. Wayne Merry, The National Interest

The Associated Press

The failure of Ukraine to sign an association agreement with the European Union has provoked gloom and outrage on both sides of the Atlantic. Are these reactions justified?

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