“Now there’s more sympathy and the feeling that Ukraine is a part of Europe, but that’s sentimental and not hard-core,” said Anna Wieslander of Sweden, director for Northern Europe for the Atlantic Council organization.

“What’s the plan ahead? That’s what I’m missing,” she added. “There’s no discussion of what the membership criteria in a new situation should be or what kind of union we get then. We’re putting our heads in the sand.”

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