January 2, 2014

Europe's Ukrainian Blunder

Joschka Fischer, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

The European Union has probably never experienced anything like it before: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s government pretended to negotiate an association agreement, only to back out at the last minute. EU leaders felt duped; in Moscow, however, the mood was celebratory.

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