EU leaders agree to grant candidate status to Ukraine, Moldova

The European Union leaders on Thursday agreed to grant “candidate status” to Ukraine and Moldova, setting in motion a potentially yearslong process that could pull the embattled region further away from Russia’s influence and bind it more closely to the West. Meeting at a summit in Brussels, leaders of the EU’s 27 nations mustered the … Read more

EU leaders agree to grant candidate status for Ukraine, Moldova

The European Union leaders on Thursday agreed to grant “candidate status” to Ukraine and Moldova, setting in motion a potentially yearslong process that could pull the embattled country further away from Russia’s influence and bind it more closely to the West. Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded on Feb. … Read more

EU backs Ukraine’s membership bid as situation in eastern ‘alarming’

The European Union gave its blessing on Friday to war-torn Ukraine to become an official “candidate” to join the bloc, along with its neighbor Moldova, a historic move that could open up a yearslong path toward joining the EU brought about by Russia’s invasion . Ukraine applied to join the EU four days after Russian … Read more