In visit to wartime Kyiv, E.U. sells ‘European dream’ that remains distant

“This summit, politically, is about the E.U. projecting that it is still kind of relevant and going to be a key arbiter of Ukraine’s future,” said Eoin Drea, a researcher at the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies, the think tank of the center-right European People’s Party. “It can’t do that militarily — it does not have the capacity — but it can do that politically and economically.”

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