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EU calls on Russia to help end fighting in Ukraine

Posted by seumasach on May 28, 2014

This message to Russia is as despairing as it is dishonest. On the one hand they’re saying”get us out of this mess, or else!” and on the other denying that they created the mess through their intervention in Ukraine and blaming everything on Russia. Russia is the solution not the problem. And, by the way, the prospect of  Ukraine eventually joining the EU, always remote, has definitively been ended by the EU election results.

 

Statesman

28th May, 2014

Brussels, 28 May: European Union leaders are hailing the presidential election in Ukraine and calling on Russia to do what it can to end the fighting in the country’s east.

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