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23 September 2010

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    1. 23 September 2010 I cannot edit the text in the title box. It should read A Pro-Active Ukraine in the Post-Soviet Region.I cannot edit the text in the title box. It should read A Pro-Active Ukraine in the Post-Soviet Region.

    2. Where integration with the EU and Russia stands Ukraine: Swinging between the EU and Russia The Opposition: Eurointegration towards EU membership The EU: Ukraines not ready Russia: A single all-ecompassing integrated Slavic region The EU: Shifting cooperation formats Russia: Lobbying its historic right to sphere of influence 2010 Presidential race: An end to deep freeze with Russia The final bullet doesnt really fit here. Better would be a bullet like the one for the opposition that demonstrates the position of the current government.The final bullet doesnt really fit here. Better would be a bullet like the one for the opposition that demonstrates the position of the current government.

    3. Should Ukraine fear regional integration to the east?

    4. Integrational process a historical reality across the planet War and trade historically instruments of integration Some famous empire-builders: Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Catherine the Great, Napoleon Bonaparte, Otto von Bismarck, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin 20th century: World Wars I and II, collapse of colonial empires, rise and fall of Soviet Union, rise of European Union as main global integrational projects Integration: the main link among states in globalizing world This slide could use a title.This slide could use a title.

    5. A World of Trade Agreements The legend needs to be cut and pasted higher, above the blue area.The legend needs to be cut and pasted higher, above the blue area.

    6. Euroatlantic integration in opposition to Russia failed Regional integration unavoidable Successful regional integration will bring chance for Euroatlantic integration

    7. Russia has so far led regional integration in the post-soviet region

    9. Three models of integration in the post-soviet region This should be more like a title slide, in blue with yellow or something.This should be more like a title slide, in blue with yellow or something.

    11. Belarus: Head in the sand

    12. Georgia: Feet first Aggressive rejection of any kind of integration Armed conflict with Russia Loss of big chunks of territory

    13. Kazakhstan: Full steam ahead

    14. Regional integration with the regional leader is unavoidable

    15. Russias agenda on Ukraine

    16. What is Russia actually proposing?

    17. The red symbols are nard to decipher. Maybe something else?The red symbols are nard to decipher. Maybe something else?

    18. Customs Union, Russian-style Distribution of votes on CU Commission

    19. Ukraines position still unclear

    20. Ukraine: no integration plan of its own Its Government: busy carrying out Russian agenda Russias agenda for Ukraine: based on colonial principles from the 19th century

    21. Principles of colonization: Optimizing trade routes and protecting them Interfering in local conflicts to maintain battle-readiness Access to cheap labor pool for heavy, unskilled work Linguistic and cultural hegemony Acquisition and exploitation of commercial assets Forcing inconvenient international agreements

    22. Colonialism a failed idea in the 21st century Colonies are unable to control own resources and thus to develop independently. In 21st century, Metropolis spends more resources on colonies than it gains. Inevitable collapse of empire means inevitable social conflict on both sides.

    23. What choices does Ukraine have?

    24. No avoiding regional integration with regional leader, Russia Ukraine has already chosen integration rather than active confrontation. The next step: passive or active integration

    25. Russias agenda being carried out Decision-making centerMoscow Joint Euroatlantic integration = Ukraine within Russia No reforms Democracy in retreat Linguistic and historical revanchism Inevitable social unrest Status quo: Passive integration This slide seems not centered on the page No reason for quotation marks in sixth bullet.This slide seems not centered on the page No reason for quotation marks in sixth bullet.

    26. Alternative 1: Battle to the death Counting on unwarranted support from powerful partners, the EU and the US Forgetting that the EU and US dont need a partner who is a victim Losing the confrontation with Russia

    27. Alternative 2: Pro-active integration Pushing for Ukraines view of integration rules Deliberately instituting European political principles instead of handing over commercial assets Naming things as they are Consistently planning and carrying out all necessary steps

    28. Ukraines integrational role

    29. Title is not needed on this pageTitle is not needed on this page

    30. From colonialization to mutual benefit

    31. Ukraines view of integration Mirrored commitments: Where there is a substantial Ukrainian population, the Russian government supports Ukrainian-language media, schools, libraries, theaters, and so on. Ukrainian is the only official language in Ukraine. Kyiv is the locus of integrational processes. All integrational institutions are based in Kyiv. Integration adheres to European political principles.

    32. What makes pro-active integration possible? Existing conditions: A strong President with ambitious goals A consolidated government Readiness to undertake reforms Capacity to develop a new, post-conflict ideology Support from voters and democratic countries