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Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
The statements after this round of negotiations show that both parties have come to agreement on the two main sticking points: Ukrainian export duties on goods, and duties on EU car imports. Ukraine has agreed to abolish these in…
Analyses | | Marta Jaroszewicz
On 23 September, the European Commission (EC) presented a negative evaluation of Ukraine and Moldova's achievements in completing the first phase of the EU Action Plans for Visa Liberalisation, which were granted to Ukraine in…
Analyses | | Wojciech Konończuk
Some details of the negotiations were revealed on 26 September by the Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, according to whom Russia has agreed to cut gas prices for individual consumers in Ukraine, in exchange for reducing the…
Analyses | | Witold Rodkiewicz
On 20 September, Moldova's Constitutional Court rejected the possibility of changing the constitution's procedures for electing the president of the country by law, and thus prevented the ruling Alliance for European Integration (AIE…
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński
The Belarusian government is still not ready to undertake root-and-branch reform of the system, and is restricting itself to taking ad hoc measures. In addition, record inflation and a drop in real wages pose a risk of…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk
Between 16-22 September, the biggest joint military exercises by the Russian and Belarusian armies this year were held on testing grounds in the European part of the Russian Federation, under the codename Union Shield 2011. 12,000…
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
The negotiations between Ukraine and the European Union on the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) have reached the final stage. Russia is opposed to Ukraine signing this agreement.…
Analyses | | Tadeusz A Olszański
On 12 September the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko was adjourned. The court did not repeal Yulia Tymoshenko's temporary arrest that has been in effect since 5 August. The official reason for the break was the willingness to grant the…
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
In recent weeks, Ukraine made yet another attempt to renegotiate the unfavourable gas contracts with Russia which were signed by Yulia Tymoshenko in 2009. The chances of success appear to be illusory, because without far-reaching…
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński
Via the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry, the regime has spent the last few weeks probing the options for improving relations between Minsk and Brussels. Both the Belarusian opposition and the EU’s diplomats have made their positions…