Tag Archive for: "European Union"
Winter is coming, and Putin is failing

When Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war of aggression against Ukraine on 24 February, he evidently expected a quick and easy victory. Having implied in his speeches that Ukraine was a flimsy fiction of …

Europe’s energy choice

Russia’s war in Ukraine and the disruption of Russian gas exports to Europe has triggered an energy crunch, with price spikes unlike anything seen since 1973. And the situation will get worse before it gets …

Ukraine’s case for EU membership

In September 2002, I published a commentary in The Wall Street Journal entitled ‘Kyiv has a case for the EU.’ I was a first-term member of the European Parliament and, I believe, the first elected …