Archive - Dec 31, 2012



 We'll come back at the 9th of January, 2013.

EU-Ukrainian Association Agreement: To sign or not to sign

By Roman Rukomeda

The leak of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA) turns the focus of their relations to a Shakespearean question: to sign or not to sign. And since Ukraine is ready to sign, it puts the onus on the EU, in the complex geopolitical games of Russia, Europe, the US and other influential international players. READ MORE

The End of the EU-Russia Relationship As You Know It


By Dmitri Trenin

The EU-Russia summit last week in Brussels seemed almost routine. Gas, visas, Syria, and human rights were all on an agenda that proved largely fruitless. Yet, something is different and no one seems to have noticed. Relations between the European Union and its biggest neighbor are changing fundamentally. READ MORE