The status of recognized candidate for Ukraine does not put an end to the war, but raises the question of the limits of this still very fragile construction.
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President Zelensky's request for Ukraine's immediate accession to the European Union had no chance to succeed. At best, the European Union can grant him official “candidate” status as a way of offering his soldiers comfort, perspective, hope that the freedoms they defend in arms in the face of Russian aggressor, their children may one day be able to enjoy it peacefully among the reconciled nations of the EU. When ? Very clever who can answer this question. Everyone has repeated enough how long and difficult it is to fulfill the Copenhagen criteria, a prerequisite for membership. And Ukraine, a country ravaged by war and corruption, is very far from it…
The Commission delivered its opinion on Friday. She recommends to