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  • EU expects ‘determined action’ from Ukraine

    News | Europe's East 11-12-2012

    EU ministers adopted yesterday (10 December) a rather long text on the Union’s relations with Ukraine, leaving options open for the holding of a bilateral summit and for signing the association agreement in 2013, provided that they see “determined action” in a number of areas, including “progress in addressing the issue of selective justice”.

  • Füle pours cold water on Ukraine’s EU hopes

    News | Europe's East 30-11-2012

    Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, has poured cold water over Ukraine’s ambition to hold a summit with the Union and sign an Association Agreement.

  • Ukraine seeks thaw in relations with the EU

    News | Europe's East 19-11-2012

    Ukraine expects EU foreign ministers, who are meeting in Brussels today (19 November), to unfreeze its EU agenda which has been paralysed since the recent parliamentary elections.

  • Ukraine’s quiet revolution, Part 1

    Opinion | Elections 05-11-2012

    The Ukrainian authorities bring to mind Napoleon's words about a person who fell asleep in a chair standing at the edge of a cliff. Unless the authorities understand the scale of the protest sentiments, they will be hit by a second wave of a tsunami, says Vadym Omelchenko.

  • Is the EU losing its eastern neighbourhood?

    Opinion | Europe's East 31-10-2012

    The parliamentary elections in Ukraine on 28 October seem to illustrate that the EU is loosing its grip on its most important partner in the region, write Guillaume Van der Loo and Peter Van Elsuwege.

  • Observers: Ukrainian election marks ‘a step backwards’

    News | Elections 30-10-2012

    International observers to the parliamentary elections in Ukraine have accused the authorities of “abuse of power” and “excessive role of money” in the campaign, while the EU issued a more carefully worded statement.

  • Elections change Ukrainian political landscape

    News | Elections 29-10-2012

    The next Ukrainian Parliament will consist of five parties, with the ruling Party of the Regions remaining the strongest single force, preliminary results of the election held yesterday (28 October) show. But the country’s future may depend on two big opposition parties forming a coalition. 

  • Ashton, Clinton set standard for Ukrainian election

    News | Elections 25-10-2012

    Ahead of the parliamentary election in Ukraine to be held on Sunday (28 October), EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and US State Secretary Hillary Clinton said that the West will be closely watching that the poll is up to the “high standard” of the presidential election held two years ago.

  • Ukraine deserves stronger ties with the EU

    Special Report | Opinion | Oil and Industry 19-10-2012

    Ahead of parliamentary elections, Kostiantyn Yelisieiev urges the European Union to strengthen its economic and political ties with Ukraine.

  • Opposition parties join forces ahead of Ukrainian election

    News | Elections 16-10-2012

    The “United Opposition” party of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the UDAR party of former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko have each withdrawn candidates in favour of the other's, in what appears to be a pact ahead of parliamentary elections on 28 October.

  • Boxing champ emerges as game-changer in Ukrainian election

    News | Elections 09-10-2012

    The Western-style liberal party of heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko has surged in popularity to second place behind President Viktor Yanukovich's party ahead of Ukraine's 28 October parliamentary election, a new survey shows.

  • De Gucht: Ukraine doesn’t make its EU case easier

    Special Report | News | Economy & Jobs 25-09-2012

    The European Commission is concerned about the many “stumbling blocks” which prevent it from proposing member states to sign the Association agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free trade Agreement (DCFTA) with Ukraine, Commissioner Karel De Gucht said yesterday (24 September), in an interview with EURACTIV.

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