EU project highlights shift from Eastern Europe

A new project meant to bring the European Union's Eastern neighbours closer to the 27-member bloc through political, social and economic reforms is also shedding light on what experts say is Canada's waning commitment to the post-Soviet region, which has been marred by instability.

Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko was considered a friend of Canada. His successor is an unknown quantity.
Anca Gurzu
Published: Wednesday, 05/26/2010 12:00 am EDT

A new project meant to bring the European Union's Eastern neighbours closer to the 27-member bloc through political, social and economic reforms is also shedding light on what experts say is Canada's waning commitment to the post-Soviet region, which has been marred by instability.

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