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Today at 7.30 pm President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will announce the mission to monitor court proceedings involving Yulia Tymoshenko on behalf of the EP. Aleksander Kwasniewski and Pat Cox will take part in it. This is good news – we have managed to build a team which will be credible, competent and… » read more

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As I previously announced, the resolution on Ukraine is now ready. We achieved a compromise that refers to the current situation in that country. The resolution calls for the same things as usually – support for Yulia Tymoshenko, reforms, democracy, human rights. There is no expression “political prisoners” but it speaks about “prisoners sentenced on… » read more

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The cancellation of summit in Yalta is painful for Ukraine. It is a warning before diplomatic isolation. It is not a boycott yet, but it is already an affront. Those who determine standards in this case are the people who did not want to come, and not those who wanted. The only positive thing about… » read more

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According to the stereotype, Ukraine is divided into pro-Russian East and Pro-European West. I went to Lugansk (it is not possible to go further to the East) to see how much truth there is in this view. I am not able to completely sum up the visit but one thing is certain – none from… » read more

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Spring in Kiev begins under the sign of the election and the city’s preparation for Euro 2012. The stadium is working, the new bridge at the Dnieper is finished, the escape roads are being repaired and – most important – you can see the building of the new beautiful airport. And what about politics? Here… » read more

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