European Union

The Supreme Court judgement on Brexit to be announced

24.01.2017

Today, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will rule whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process.

In November of last year, the High Court in London ruled that the Brexit procedure cannot be started without the approval of parliament. After the court statement, the government appealed to the Supreme Court.

Britain chooses a “Hard Brexit”

19.01.2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the government’s plans for a full Brexit and plans for a new relationship with the European Union.

Theresa May has named specific next steps: withdrawing from the European market and canceling trade agreements, terminating the European Court's jurisdiction over the territory of the kingdom, and independent control over migration. However, the prime minister stressed the need for cooperation with the EU in the field of defense and security, particularly in combating terrorism and international crime.

Broken Dreams: the EU shows Ukraine the door

16.12.2016

Ukraine will not receive any military assistance or additional funding from the European Union, nor will its citizens gain the right to reside and work in the EU. This decision was made during the EU summit dedicated to the Ukrainian issue. Kiev should also forget about its candidate status for EU membership.