The European Union is a political and economic union of around 32 member states, consiting of European nations. 18 out of the 32 nations use the Euro as their main for of currency. The EU is a new entity in the Space Race, with its first manned spacecraft launched in 1977. Their main launch platform is in Guiana, a small territory in South America administered by France.
Yugoslavia (withdrew in 2004)
The EU maintains ties, albeit strained, with Russia, Yugoslavia was originally with the EU but later withdrew to deal with ethnic violence, it has resubmitted a membership application in 2013 and is pending approval.