“Instead of tying the decision to Minsk or other forms of negotiations, the EU should spell out a clearer set of criteria: one based on violation of international law and human rights.

This approach, championed most prominently by the Netherlands, would add clarity to the EU’s approach vis-à-vis Russia and strengthen its impact.

It would send a signal to Moscow about how it is expected to behave — and make clear that the EU is ready to toughen its response if necessary.”

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