Apart from Russia or Part of Russia: A Sad Saga of Ukrainian-Russian Relations
Torbakov, Igor, Demokratizatsiya
Igor Torbakov is a consultant for the Central Eurasia Project, Open Society Institute, posted in Istanbul, Turkey.
In his fall 1999 inaugural speech, Leonid Kuchma, the newly reelected president of Ukraine, unveiled Ukraine's top foreign policy priorities. His most important objectives, he said, would be to deepen the ties with the European Union, to realize the so-called European option of the Ukrainian people, and ultimately bring his country into the exclusive club of rich European nations and the rest of "Euro-Atlantic structures." The other two priorities were combined in a somewhat contradictory endeavor to develop a strategic partnership with both Russia and the United …
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Publication information: Article title: Apart from Russia or Part of Russia: A Sad Saga of Ukrainian-Russian Relations. Contributors: Torbakov, Igor - Author. Journal title: Demokratizatsiya. Volume: 9. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 2001. Page number: 588+. © 1998 Heldref Publications. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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