Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

In Vilnius, a Rare Match of Europe’s Values and Interests

The EU’s special summit that will take place later this month in Vilnius is fueling a fierce competition between Europe and Russia, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the ebbing days of the Cold War. Amid that competition, there is a rare convergence of EU values and interests.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing everything possible to intimidate the countries in the EU’s Eastern Partnership (EaP)—Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine—to keep them from signing new trade, economic, and political accords with Brussels.

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