Ukraine’s European Policy as an Alternative Choice — Achievements, Mistakes and Prospects

  • Oleksiy Semeniy
Part of the Studies in Central and Eastern Europe book series (SCEE)


Ukraine’s foreign policy since 1991 has wavered between two alternatives of integration — either into Russian dominated CIS structures or into the European Union. At the end of 90s the government seemed to have decided in favor of the EU. But, from the beginning of this century, Russia has been trying to involve Ukraine closely into its own structures, mainly, the CES. This chapter reviews Ukraine’s eastwards and westwards orientations and examines the possible implications of integration into the EU or the CES.


Foreign Policy Alternative Choice Custom Union Soviet Republic Free Trade Zone 
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