Visas of the third sort

Sergiy Sidorenko 

The European Union does not tire of making statements about support for Ukraine and its citizens. The European governors, like before (though less frequently than three months ago) are talking about their awe of Ukrainians, who are ready to stand for European values at the cost of their own lives.

Every significant European politician has states something about the unacceptability of Russian aggression against Ukraine and that “Russia has to pay the price,” the relations with it “cannot be the same as before,” and the Ukrainians “have to feel the support of Europe.”

No less frequent are statements regarding the necessity of regular contacts between citizens of Ukraine and the EU to retain stable support for the European vector.

However everything often works differently in practice.

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