Communities Digital News quotes Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Resident Senior Fellow Anders Åslund on the outcome of the Riga Summit, which proved disappointing for Ukraine:

Europe’s backtracking on its lofty democratic promises for Ukraine was characterized by Anders Åslund of the Atlantic Council as “a disaster.” He said, “It would have been better had this EU summit never taken place and its joint declaration never written.” By modifying its support for Ukraine, Brussels will inadvertently encourage the more radical elements in Ukrainian society.

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