European MP's aupplaud during a video-link with lawmakers in Kiev as legislators voted to ratify a pact at the European Parliament, on September 16, 2014, in Strasbourg, eastern France. The European parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to ratify a landmark association pact with Ukraine, with lawmakers in Kiev who approved the deal at the same time. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK HERTZOG        (Photo credit should read PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP via Getty Images)