Russia Still Hopes Ukraine Will Join Customs Union

Korduban, Pavel
October 2011
Eurasia Daily Monitor;10/27/2011, Vol. 8 Issue 198, p5
The article reports on the call of Russia for Ukraine to prefer the Customs Union to the European Union (EU) in 2011. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin asserted at an investment forum in Moscow that the membership at the Customs Union would benefit Ukraine more that EU's free trade. Sergey Glazyev, Customs Union Executive Secretary, mentioned more about the assumed benefits on Ukraine's membership in Greece on October 9.


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