Over the past few years, cohesion and solidarity among European Union member states has been rather limited.
Take for instance, the Ukraine crisis. The annexation of Crimea by Russia resulted in the EU imposing sanctions against Moscow. This served as just another divisive issue among the EU member states.
Not all member states agreed with the sanctions. Some states contested the EU’s sanctions and their governments underlined their national interests.
Diverging opinions also emerged at the ...

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