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Ukraine: Obstacles to Having a Visa-Free Regime With the EU

On Causes.com, “Make Europe visa-free for Ukrainians” now has 970 members. Odessablogger explains what some of the obstacles to a visa-free regime are: “The 2015 goal for visa-free with the EU, set by the Ukrainian government, looks likely to be 2017 due to its own inability to legislate for biometrics and data storage rather than any issues created by the EU. Needless to say, the legislative issue could be easily overcome if it were not for the business interests of those seeking to produce the biometric passports and their friends in the RADA lobbying on their behalf.”

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