Kyiv will have to wait for significant breakthroughs in its journey to accession.
Ukrainians are united behind their president, but corruption scandals may affect their support.
Candidate status has been granted, but implementing the required reforms could be tricky.
The detention of key Putin associate may expedite a wider ban on blocs close to the Kremlin.
Journalist reports calm and confusion as Ukrainians wake up to a new reality.
The Kremlin’s recognition of breakaway republics as independent states effectively ends the Minsk agreements.
Some member states have recalled their observers amid growing concerns over a large-scale Russian incursion.
Erdogan seeks the status of intermediary in resolving the current crisis.
Experts say that Zelensky fears the impact on the country’s economy and his chances of winning a second term.
Troop deployment reinforces tensions ahead of war games planned for next month.