The European Union agreed Thursday to recognize Ukraine as a free market economy, a status the republic sought to gain an economic and political foothold in the bloc it wants to join. The prized status, which still must be formalized, is a victory for President Viktor Yushchenko as well as for Ukrainian businesses seeking to trade with Western Europe, which have been hampered by anti-dumping rules
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In a weary world of endless US military interventions, sanctions, trade tariffs and chaos, let’s pause and take stock of the shining house on the hill