Just a few months ago, on the eve of the decisions resulting from the European Union’s summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, the discussion about the Eastern Partnership issue, which concerns some of the countries of the former soviet bloc, became the centrepiece in a very tough diplomatic game. 

Russia, which considers closer EU ties with its former privileged partners detrimental to its own interests, has intensified its campaign for the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union.

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