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Ukraine, EU sign historic trade and economic pact amid worries about Moscow’s reaction

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BRUSSELS — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today signed up to a trade and economic pact with the European Union, saying it may be the “most important day” for his country since it became independent from the Soviet Union.

It was the decision of his pro-Moscow predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, to back out of the same EU association agreement in November that touched off massive protests in Ukraine that eventually led to Yanukovych’s flight abroad, Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and…

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