Putin gave an answer: Russia and Belarus “are building a Union State and a Customs Union, and that is why we do not take a 30% custom duty.” Putin also said, “Here is Ukraine’s interest about integration in the post-Soviet space. It is essential that our colleagues (Ukraine) assess and weigh everything up and understand what is necessary and what is not.”
Moscow has not put a barrier up that prevents Ukraine from joining the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Kiev is the one that has looked the other way when offered…
Is Putin suggesting where Kiev has messed up in the past?
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