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Riga summit and the uncertain future of the Eastern Partnership (EaP)

8 June 2015 | by

The 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit, which took place on 21 and 22 May in Riga, Latvia, did not significantly contribute to any major political decision which was on the agenda. The European Commission and Ukraine signed a memorandum of understanding and a loan agreement for 1.8 billion Euros in the third EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme. But neither Georgia, […]

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement – Part 3

27 June 2014 | by

Together with the appointment of the new leadership in the EU, high on the political agenda of the two-day EU summit (26-27th June) is Ukraine. A buzzword that stands  in the international media environment for many things currently: sanctions on Russia,  European security architecture, unprecedented civil society uprisings, EU energy diversification projects, Russia-sponsored terrorism and […]


22 November 2013 | by

Coincidence or not, but the 21st of November is again the beginning of a new revolution in Ukraine. You remember, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians all covered in orange standing on the central square of Kyiv and other cities? Yes, back in 2004, exactly on the 21st of November. On that day, people started gathering […]

The EU in Need of Stronger Action for Vilnius Summit 2013

11 October 2013 | by

On November 28-29, 2013, the Lithuanian capital Vilnius will host the third Eastern Partnership Summit. The high officials from the EU and its member states, as well as their counterparts from the six Eastern Partners, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus, will assemble to discuss the achieved progress and set the future priorities. The […]