Alexander Knobel: It Will Be Very Difficult to Take the First Step Towards Integration with the EU

On 18 December, the Vedomosti Newspaper published an article by Head of the International Trade Depeartment of the Gaidar Institute Alexander Knobel, entitled ‘Russia Will Be Prevented fr om Joining the EU by Belarus', wh ere the author analyzes the economic and political causes for the integration between the Customs Union and the EU.