From the Russia-EU summit in St. Petersburg, held on June 3-4, as indeed from other Russia-EU summits, we didn’t expect any kind of breakthroughs. The movement on a new treaty between Moscow and Brussels reached an impasse long ago. During the years it was discussed, a variety of approaches to the document and to its essence emerged. In the meantime, Europe has gradually sunk into its own problems, and is now not up for constructive negotiations with Russia.
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