Policy Memos

Putin's European Project: Derailed or Set Back in Reformatting?

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331

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11-2004

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The November 25, 2004 Russia-EU summit, dominated by disagreement over elections in Ukraine, marked a record low point in Russia’s relations with Europe. Putin probably regretted his decision to postpone this summit by two weeks, an act originally intended to show the newly-formed Commission his toughness. The relations, however, were going south and had been turning sour throughout autumn. [...]
 

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Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)