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Ukraine Protesters Give EU Much Needed Image Boosti
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December 20, 2013 11:54 PM
At first glance, the European Union appears to have lost its battle with Russia over the future of Ukraine, after Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych opted against signing an EU Association Agreement last month - and instead struck loan deals with Moscow. But many observers say the ongoing demonstrations in Ukrainian cities by pro-Europe protestors have provided a much-needed boost to the image of the bloc. Henry Ridgwell recently visited Ukraine and reports for VOA.

Ukraine Protesters Give EU Much Needed Image Boost

Published December 20, 2013

At first glance, the European Union appears to have lost its battle with Russia over the future of Ukraine, after Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych opted against signing an EU Association Agreement last month - and instead struck loan deals with Moscow. But many observers say the ongoing demonstrations in Ukrainian cities by pro-Europe protestors have provided a much-needed boost to the image of the bloc. Henry Ridgwell recently visited Ukraine and reports for VOA.


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