Under Pressure From Russia, Ukraine Delays EU Trade Deal

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 3:19 PM EST) -- Ukraine said Thursday it will hold off on signing an association pact with the European Union, a move that follows pressure from Russia over the potential trade deal.

In a notice on its website, Ukraine's government said it had adopted a resolution to suspend its preparations for signing an association agreement with the EU, explaining that it would conduct a closer examination of the impacts the EU deal might have on Ukraine's trade with Russia and other former Soviet countries, referred to as the Commonwealth of...
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