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Energy 20-08-2014

Putin and Poroshenko to hold talks in Minsk

The European Commission confirmed on Wednesday that top EU officials will hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko next week in Minsk.
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Europe's East 21-11-2013

Lithuanian Presidency thunderstuck by Ukraine’s decision to put its EU association on ice

>>Read article: Ukraine stuns EU by putting association deal on ice The Ukrainian government has published a decision to stop its preparations to sign an Association Agreement with the EU. The statement says that decision is adopted with the view to elaborate measures vis-a-vis “Russia and other countries from the Community of Independent states”.
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Europe's East 04-09-2013

EU loses Armenia to Russia’s Customs Union

Armenia will join a customs union led by Russia. The announcement came after the Armenian president held talks with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday. As Moscow is trying to bring closer together former soviet countries, Putin welcomed Armenia's decision as a diplomatic victory. But the European Union appeared to be taken by surprise. EU officials have said in the past that  membership of the Customs Union is incompatible with a free trade agreement with the EU.