Ukraine week in Brussels

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A fight in the Ukrainian parliament. An unidentified lawmaker pulls off Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the podium during a session in Kiev, Ukraine, 11 December 2015.

Ukraine week in Brussels


Ukraine and Georgia are both waiting for the EU Commission to recommend the lifting of the visa obligation for their citizens, but only Georgia is expected to obtain that.
The Ukrainian government has until now failed to implement the key pieces of legislation promised in December. Even if the Commission recommends lifting visa requirements for short-term visits to the EU, the step must still be approved by member states and the European Parliament.

Meanwhile, MEPs will join Ukrainian counte...


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