In 2022 Ukraine is all over the international news, both a global and a European issue. Meanwhile, its political life shifted from turbulent before February 22, to suspended due to war and martial law, and later to abridged. However, the postwar political landscape may not be as definitely pro-European and anti-Russian as we expect. The promise of EU membership will define its future; however, the opponents of this path will reinvent themselves too. What they will propose, and what advocates of integration within Ukraine and the EU may do about it, is the focus of this research.