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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “European Union Is United on Ukraine’s Membership Bid: Borrell” – below is their description.
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Wednesday that the bloc’s 27 national governments is united in its intention to give Ukraine EU membership.
“This policy has a clear objective,” he said. “It will be possible because we will not be dependent on Russia.”
He added that Russia’s seven-month war against Ukraine is entering a new phase with the threat of a nuclear war.
Borrell also said that Russia needs be held responsible for reconstruction efforts in Ukraine and that peace can only be achieved if “Ukraine recuperates its territorial integrity”, regaining control over its four illegal annexed regions, which make up around 15% of Ukrainian territory.
EU measures to date include restrictions on energy supplies from Russia, bans on financial transactions with Russian entities including the central bank and asset freezes against more than 1,000 people and over 100 entities.
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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km² and an estimated total population of about 447 million.
Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.
Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.
Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.