January 27, 2014

Europe's Exaggerated Fear of Soviet Union 2.0

Igor Shuvalov, Financial Times

The Associated Press

Many Europeans believe the nascent economic union between Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia is hostile to the EU’s objectives. It is time to set the record straight.

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TAGGED: Europe, European Union, Ukraine

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