Will Ukraine Belong to the EU?
Following the full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24 2022, both the European Union and Ukraine have shown strong support for the eventual Ukrainian membership in the EU.
Despite our hopes for Ukraine, however, there are good reasons to believe that Ukrainian membership is years away.
When we take into account the moral failings of the executive branch, corruption in the judiciary, restrictions toward the media, and a host of other criteria, Ukraine falls short of the EU’s professed values. And changing in accordance with those values may prove…