British MEP: Orban is not an extremist, would be ‘interesting’ to have him in ECR

By |november 12th, 2019|ECR, EU-Ukraine, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, EU-Ukraine summit, Geoffrey Van Orden, News, Ukraine Civil War, Ukraine conflict, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has done nothing really outrageous except to challenge the “EU orthodoxy” in some areas, and has been unfairly labelled as an extremist, the leader of British conservatives in the European Parliament, told EURACTIV.

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If Ukraine wants more Europe, corruption must end

By |oktober 31st, 2019|EU-Ukraine, News, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky|

When the recent phone call between US President Trump and Ukraine’s President Zelensky went viral, it made headlines for several reasons, none of them good, writes Alexandr Vondra and explains what Ukraine should do to tackle crime and corruption.

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Parliament members visit Ukraine, insist that government cuts corruption

By |april 9th, 2018|EU-Ukraine, European Parliament, News, Ukraine|

A European Parliament delegation visited Ukraine last week and pinpointed an urgent need for the country to tackle corruption and make significant headway towards democratisation. EURACTIV's media partner efe-epa reports.

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Hungary blocks Ukraine-NATO defence ministers summit

By |januar 22nd, 2018|EU-Ukraine, Hungary, NATO enlargement, News, Ukraine|

Hungary will not facilitate the holding of a Ukraine-NATO summit at defence minister level, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Friday (19 January) after a meeting with Vasyl Brenzovych, the head of the Society of Hungarian culture in Zakarpattia (a region in southwestern Ukraine), according to Radio Liberty.

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Eastern Partnership: a dismal state or a new beginning?

By |december 6th, 2017|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Eastern Partnership, Eastern Partnership Summit declaration, EU-Belarus, EU-Georgia relations, EU-Moldova relations, EU-Ukraine, News|

The EU should apply a pragmatic approach to the Eastern Partnership but it cannot gamble with its own basic values and principles, warns Pavel Havlíček.  Pavel Havlíček is an analyst at the Association for International Affairs (AMO) in Prague. On 24 November 24, Brussels hosted the fifth summit of Eastern Partnership (EaP) since its emergence […]

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front?

By |november 27th, 2017|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Eastern Partnership, EU-Belarus, EU-Georgia relations, EU-Moldova relations, EU-Ukraine, European neighbourhood policy, News|

Expectations were high for the 5th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit, after the EaP had receded into the background with the migration flows coming from the Southern Neighbourhood. Sadly, new creative powers were not noticeable, writes Miriam Kosmehl.

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Miklos: Ukraine moves on with reforms towards functioning economy

By |november 2nd, 2017|EU-Ukraine, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, News, Ukraine crisis, Volodymyr Hroisman|

Ukraine is moving towards a functioning market economy and liberal democracy, after stabilising its economy, cleaning up the banking sector and putting inflation under control, the chief economic adviser to the Ukrainian prime minister told EURACTIV Slovakia.  

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Ukraine reform plans: Away from Russia and towards European integration

By |september 4th, 2017|Eastern Ukraine, EU-Russia relations, EU-Ukraine, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, EU-Ukraine relations, Minsk agreement, Minsk talks, News|

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsynadze, tasked with European integration, described in an interview the importance of the country's Association Agreement with the EU. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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EU leaders agree to extend sanctions against Moscow

By |junij 22nd, 2017|Donald Tusk, EU-Russia sanctions, EU-Ukraine, European Council summit, News|

EU leaders have agreed to extend sanctions against Moscow for another six months because of Russia's failure to implement a peace deal for Ukraine, European Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet on the first day of the 22-23 June EU Summit.

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