Macron says Ukraine could wait ‘decades’ for EU membership

French President Emmanuel Macron admitted on Monday that Ukraine’s membership of the European Union could take “several decades” as he proposed a new multilevel framework for a “European political community”. The big picture: The Ukrainian crisis has once again revealed two essential tensions at the heart of the European project: the ability of members like … Read more

Russian state television admits that Vladimir Putin’s army was totally embarrassing during the war in Ukraine

In his speech ahead of Victory Day celebrations across Russia on Sunday, President Vladimir Putin continued to promote the idea that his troops in Ukraine are fighting “to liberate their homeland from Nazi filth with the certainty that, as in 1945, the victory will be ours”. .” Its portrayal of Ukrainians as Nazis rings so … Read more