Ukraine’s parliament votes to deepen ties with the EU 

September 16, 2014 8:11 PM

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Ukraine’s parliament votes to deepen ties with the EU 

Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.

The ratification vote, synchronized with the European parliament by video chat, draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the president, the annexation of Crimea by Russia and a war with the Russia-backed separatists that has killed more t...

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