Ukraine formally applied for EU membership on 28 February 2022 in the most tragic circumstances. President Zelenskyy signed the letter of application just a few days after Russia launched its full-scale invasion of the country, and as Russian troops were only about 15 kilometres from his office in Kyiv.
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Petrov R. Guest editorial / Petrov Roman, Hillion Christophe // Common Market Law Review. - 2022. - Vol. 59, Issue 5. - P. 1289-1300.