Like its neighbors Belarus and Moldova, Ukraine is politically divided over the fundamental question of the country’s orientation in the post-Cold War world. When left-wing legislators from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Yugoslavia held an interparliamentary conference in Kyiv, the Ukrainian delegate declared as a matter of certainty that Ukraine in time will join the Russia-Belarus Union. Across town at a meeting with representatives of the North Atlantic Parliamentary Assembly, the foreign minister declared that “Ukraine’s future is in Europe.”