Tag: EU

May 19, 2022

Beijing called on NATO and the EU for a comprehensive dialogue with Russia

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the international community should join forces to establish peace and “take concrete actions to cool the conflict, and not add fuel to the fire” Wang Yi China calls on NATO and The EU will start a comprehensive dialogue with Russia, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a video conference meeting with the Foreign Ministers of the BRICS […]

May 19, 2022

The EC promised to decide the fate of the assets of the Russians under the laws of the EU countries

EU member states will decide on the confiscation of the assets of the Russians, who are currently frozen, based on their criminal law. Brussels intends to determine how to send them to the restoration of Ukraine Valdis Dombrovskis The possibility of further confiscation of the assets of Russians in Europe will depend on the criminal law of the state where they are, said the Vice-President […]

May 19, 2022

The French Foreign Ministry said that NATO and the EU do not want to fight with Russia

French Foreign Ministry: NATO and the EU are not at war with Russia and do not want this NATO does not want a war with Russia, the French Foreign Ministry is sure. They believe that Moscow is expelling diplomats for “false reasons.” Previously, Lavrov said that Western countries have declared a “total hybrid war” on Russia ” alt=”The French Foreign Ministry said that NATO and […]

May 18, 2022

CNN learned about the development of US and EU routes for the export of Ukrainian grain

According to the TV channel, Western countries are considering the possibility of exporting wheat and corn from Ukraine by rail and aircraft The US authorities, together with European partners, are working on ways to export wheat and corn from Ukraine in order to further deliveries to global markets, CNN reports, citing sources. According to the channel, the administration of US President Joe Biden began to […]

May 17, 2022

Euractiv announced the approaching limit of EU sanctions against Russia

On the eve of the foreign ministers of the EU countries were unable to agree on the sixth package of sanctions due to disagreements about the oil embargo. According to the source of the publication, it is difficult to imagine what restrictions could be included in the seventh package .jpg” alt=”Euractiv announces imminent limit of EU sanctions against Russia” /> The European Union is approaching […]

May 15, 2022

Bloomberg learned about the EU plan to buy gas from Russia without violating sanctions

Importers will have to declare the fulfillment of all obligations to Russia after paying for gas in euros or dollars, the EC plan says, writes Bloomberg, further actions are unacceptable. Poland did not see clarity in the plan The European Commission has prepared a plan for the purchase of Russian gas, which will allow importers to comply with Moscow's conditions without violating sanctions. In particular, […]

May 13, 2022

Russia announced a change of position on the issue of Ukraine’s accession to the EU

The Kremlin previously pointed out that the topic of Ukraine's accession to the EU “lies on a different plane” than membership in NATO. Now, according to Dmitry Polyansky, Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Moscow's position has changed alt=”Russia announced a change of position on the issue of Ukraine's accession to the EU” /> Dmitry Polyansky Russia's position on Kyiv's desire to join the EU […]

May 13, 2022

Bloomberg learned about the discussion in the EU of the postponement of the embargo on Russian oil

Several European Union countries have announced the need to consider postponing a ban on Russian oil imports, Bloomberg writes, citing EU diplomats. According to the agency, the delay is due to the willingness of countries to continue working on the rest of the proposed package of sanctions in the event that Hungary does not support the embargo. However, there are also parties in the EU […]

May 12, 2022

FT learned the cost of the EU’s refusal from Russian energy carriers

An accelerated EU withdrawal from Russian energy sources will cost an additional €195 billion An accelerated transition to clean energy sources and, accordingly, a faster withdrawal of Russian energy supplies will cost the EU an extra €195 billion, the European Commission has calculated The EU will need spend an additional €195 billion over the next five years to phase out Russian energy and accelerate the […]

May 12, 2022

Mordashov challenged the decision to impose sanctions against him in the EU court

Aleksey Mordashov filed a lawsuit with the EU Court, challenging the imposition of sanctions against him. The lawsuit was filed on May 6. Bloomberg notes that its review could take years. The representative of Alexei Mordashov called the sanctions unlawful EU decision to impose sanctions against him” /> Alexey Mordashov Owner of Severstal Alexei Mordashov challenged the imposition of EU sanctions against him in the […]

May 11, 2022

Borrell ruled out the possibility of the EU to become a mediator in negotiations with Kyiv

Borrell said “the Russians will not accept” the EU as a mediator in negotiations with Ukraine Russia will object to the EU mediating negotiations with Ukraine, the UN would be best suited for this role, but Turkey is now doing a “good job”, said Borrell. He explained this by Ankara's good ties with Moscow and Kyiv Josep Borrell Moscow will be against EU mediation in […]

May 11, 2022

Politico learned about the development in the EU of the possibility of confiscation of assets of Russians

Politico: the EU is preparing a bill on the confiscation of assets frozen due to sanctions A legal norm that would make circumventing sanctions against Russia a criminal offense could be submitted within two weeks. It will also allow the confiscation of the assets of Russians and companies from Russia frozen due to sanctions jpg” alt=”Politico learned about the development in the EU of the […]

May 11, 2022

UN criticizes EU decision not to invite Russia to conference on Syria

Photo by pixabay.com Deputy official representative of the UN Secretary General Farhan Haq said that the decision of the European Union not to invite Russia to participate in the donor conference Syria “Brussels-6” is regrettable. “The Russian Federation is a member of the United Nations and a permanent member of the UN Security Council, as well as a key partner,” he recalled. At the same […]

May 10, 2022

France allowed the introduction of the EU embargo on Russian oil “this week”

State Secretary of the French Foreign Ministry Clement Bon allowed the EU embargo on Russian oil until May 15 Secretary of State for European Affairs of the French Foreign Ministry Clement Bon said that the EU could take a decision on the embargo on Russian oil as early as this week. Today Emmanuel Macron will speak with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban France allowed the […]

May 10, 2022

DPA learned about the EU’s refusal of sanctions on the transportation of Russian oil

The decision has been postponed for now. At the same time, according to the interlocutors of the agency, the ban on European companies from insuring oil tankers carrying Russian oil is still part of the planned sanctions The ban on the transportation of Russian oil is no longer included in the new package of European Union (EU) sanctions being developed against Russia. This was reported […]

May 10, 2022

Kyiv handed over to the EU the last part of the questionnaire for joining the union

Ukraine has submitted the second part of the questionnaire for EU accession. It includes about 2,000 questions and concerns the implementation of EU legal norms in Ukraine. Zelensky handed over the first part of the questionnaire on April 18 Ukraine handed over to the European Union the second part of the questionnaire, which had to be completed in order to apply for EU membership, said […]

May 10, 2022

Bloomberg learned about the EU plan to reject the ban on the transportation of Russian oil

The main role in the decision to abandon the ban on the transportation of Russian oil by EU vessels was played by the lack of a common position among the G7 countries, writes The European Union intends to soften the sixth package of sanctions against Russia, in particular to abandon the proposed ban on the transportation of Russian oil to third countries by EU ships, […]

May 9, 2022

Erdogan urges EU to “write a new history for itself”

Erdogan believes that the European Union, which has been “influenced by the short-term policy” of the member countries, needs to focus on common goals. The situation in Ukraine is a tragedy and at the same time a warning for the EU, he said alt=”Erdogan invited the European Union to 'write a new history for itself'” /> Recep Tayyip Erdogan In recent years, the European Union […]

May 9, 2022

Macron said that Ukraine’s accession to the EU will take years

French President Macron: Ukraine's accession to the EU may take years The leader of France proposed the creation of a new “European political community”, which will include Ukraine /v6_top_pics/media/img/3/31/756521012545313.jpg” alt=”Macron said that Ukraine's accession to the EU will take years” /> Emmanuel Macron The process of Ukraine's accession to the EU may take several years, even decades. This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron, […]

May 9, 2022

List of EU concessions on sanctions against Russia published

Photo: pixabay.com The European Commission plans to make a number of concessions to agree on a sixth package of sanctions against Russia, reports Reuters with citing sources. Thus, according to the agency, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic may be given additional time to abandon Russian oil. They will be promised subsidies for infrastructure reconstruction. The EU is also going to lift the ban on […]

May 9, 2022

Borrell urged to transfer Russia’s reserves frozen in the EU to Ukraine

Borrell: Russia's frozen reserves in the EU should be directed to the restoration of Ukraine According to Borrell, the EU countries should follow the example of the United States in relation to the Central Bank of Afghanistan and withdraw Russia's frozen reserves, so that these funds would later be used to restore Ukraine European Union (EU) countries should consider withdrawing Russia's frozen foreign exchange reserves […]

May 9, 2022

Ukrainian refugees in the West: US rejects, Canada accepts

What is the difference between American and European migration programs for receiving migrants from Ukraine Ukrainians continue to leave their homes and rush to the West in search of a better life. They are ready to accept refugees abroad, at least in words. A lot of concrete steps have also been taken, the main Western players already have programs to help internally displaced persons. Only […]

May 8, 2022

El País learned about the idea of ​​the EU to require members of the union to share gas

According to the publication, in the event of a cessation of gas supplies from Russia, Brussels will require EU members who have alternative sources of supplies to share fuel with the most affected states On May 18, the European Commission plans to approve a plan in the event of a possible cut in gas supplies from Russia, which, among other things, includes a requirement for […]

May 8, 2022

Medvedev saw the “ghost of communism” in the idea of ​​EU members to share gas

El País reported on the EU's idea to oblige wealthy states to share gas with the most affected member countries. Medvedev believes that if the EU introduces such a procedure, then “there is not far from food cards” Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said that the “ghost of communism” has again entered Europe after the European Commission, according to El País, decided […]

May 8, 2022

Bloomberg learned that EU ambassadors did not agree on a package of sanctions against Russia

Bloomberg: EU ambassadors did not agree on the sixth package of sanctions against Russia because of Hungary The reason was the reluctance of Hungary to support the ban on Russian oil imports, agency sources say. Brussels proposed to refuse supplies by the end of 2022, but the oil embargo must be agreed upon by all EU countries /756520169869666.jpg” alt=”Bloomberg learned that the EU ambassadors did […]

May 7, 2022

Hungary vows to prevent EU embargo on oil from Russia

Hungary intends to defend its economic achievements until the EU plan to impose an embargo on oil from Russia “collapses”, said the head of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry Peter Szijjártó Hungary will not allow the EU to impose an embargo on Russian oil, because it will undermine the security of the country's energy supply and its economy, said the head of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry, […]

May 6, 2022

Volodin invited countries to leave the EU in order to maintain sovereignty

If the EU countries want to preserve their sovereignty, they need to leave the union, the speaker of the State Duma said. This is how he reacted to the proposal of the European Parliament to make decisions not by unanimity, but by a qualified majority ” alt=” Volodin suggested that countries leave the EU in order to maintain sovereignty” /> Viacheslav Volodin State Duma Speaker […]

May 6, 2022

Orban says EU has crossed a red line over oil embargo

The Hungarian prime minister compared the ban on the supply of Russian oil to “an atomic bomb that they want to drop on the Hungarian economy”, and demanded a five-year delay from Brussels embargo Viktor Orban Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Speaking about the EU's intention to impose an embargo on Russian oil, he said that Brussels had crossed a red line. He said this […]

May 6, 2022

Zelensky offered the EU to restore Ukraine by dividing it into regions

The President of Ukraine assessed the country's losses during the hostilities. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, during a speech at an international donor conference for Ukraine, made a loud statement about assistance. According to the Ukrainian leader, he proposes that the EU countries divide countries into regions and provide assistance to the victims and the economy according to this principle. Zelensky explained that Kyiv is preparing […]