Ukraine Is One Step Closer To Joining NATO
In a blow to Russia, Ukraine's parliament has voted to drop its neutrality policy and work toward joining NATO.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | December 23, 2014
In case it wasn't already obvious Ukraine wants nothing to do with Russia, it was made pretty clear Tuesday.
This was the scene in Ukraine's parliament after lawmakers overwhelming voted to do away with the country's neutral status. (Video via YouTube / All Politics)
In other words, they just opened the door to eventual NATO membership. Cue angry statement from their eastern neighbor.