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Ukraine and the European Union
Ukraine and the European Union

Author(s): VARSA TUULI
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Publishing Inc. European Readings & Prodifmultimedia/Editura Napoca Star
Keywords: European Union; Ukraine; The Eastern Partnership program; Ukraine-Russia crisis; EU external relations

Summary/Abstract: This paper analyses the EU-Ukraine relations. It collects together the main historical events of the relations and tells us how the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement changed to the challenging Association Agreement while describing some details of the EU’s Eastern Partnership program. The crisis in Ukraine is analyzed from the European Union perspective. Among others it brings up some problems of the relations, such as the Ukrainian decision to suspend of the Association Agreement because of the pressure from Russia. Russian relations with Ukraine as well as with the European Union are mentioned. Along with the colorful history brief of the relations between the EU and Ukraine, the possibility of Ukraine to join the EU is covered. In the end there is a summary of current situation and some analyses of the future.

  • Issue Year: 11/2017
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 37-47
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English