March 23, 2014

End of the EU's Soft Imperial Dream

Christopher Booker, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

For years the EU has been wooing Ukraine with that “Association Agreement” as the next step towards making it a full member. But by pushing its “soft power” right up to the Russian border, this strange organisation dedicated to eliminating national identity has finally run up against the rock of a national interest that will not give way.

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TAGGED: Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, European Union, EU

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