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Street sign in Kiev: 'We can't have business as usual until business is as usual' (Photo: Marco Fieber)

Russia, IS: EU values under attack

Little more than two weeks ago, as the world turned its eyes towards the vicious terrorist attacks in Paris, violence once again flared up in Ukraine.

The current state of affairs is clear: on several fronts, the core values of Europe are threatened. Be it Islamic terrorists or Russia's wars of aggression, it is vital that we safeguard our values and interests.

In Ukraine, Russian-controlled forces still use weapons, including tanks and artillery that were supposed to be removed...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Street sign in Kiev: 'We can't have business as usual until business is as usual' (Photo: Marco Fieber)

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Author Bio

Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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