Friday, March 21, 2014

Ukraine crisis: EU signs association deal

BBC News
March 21, 2014

Credit: Mstyslav Chernov / Flickr
Credit: Mstyslav Chernov / Flickr
EU leaders have signed an agreement on closer relations with Ukraine, in a show of support following Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

The EU signed the deal hours after announcing more targeted sanctions.

Pro-Moscow leader Viktor Yanukovych’s abandonment of the deal in November had led to deadly protests, his removal and Russia taking over Crimea.

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