by BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“This is bad news for Armenia,” a member of the Armenian opposition told me, in the first days following Ukraine’s surprise refusal to sign an association deal with the European Union.
After Armenia, Ukraine appeared to be another country to succumb to Moscow’s pressure to turn its back to the West and join a customs union with Russia.
Ukraine has been on the international news agenda for days as thousands pro-EU demonstrators took to the street. U.S. senators John McCain and Chris Murphy were in Kiev on Sunday to address the crowds.