Tag: EU

September 29, 2022

Oil, steel, diamonds, caviar and vodka from Russia will fall under EU sanctions

The European Commission has developed a new package of sanctions against Russia, which should satisfy all 27 participating countries. It included restrictions against oil, steel, timber, diamonds and other goods from Russia ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/3/20/756644348642203.jpg" alt="Oil, steel, diamonds, caviar and vodka from Russia" /> In addition to the previously announced plans to […]

September 27, 2022

Bloomberg did not see the EU’s readiness to supply Ukraine with heavy weapons

Bloomberg: EU countries are unlikely to be able to increase the supply of heavy weapons to Ukraine Western countries are not ready to increase the supply of weapons to Ukraine, writes Bloomberg. According to agency sources, this is due to the fact that stocks of such weapons are coming to an end. In addition, the countries are afraid of the expansion of the conflict European […]

September 26, 2022

The largest oil trader spoke about the US plan to replace Russian oil in the EU

Russia will have to sell oil in other markets at a discount, says Vitol's director. The EU plans to introduce a ceiling on commodity prices ) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > The United States will supply Europe with more than 1 million barrels of oil per day. oil to replace Russian crude. This was stated by the director of the Swiss-Dutch […]

September 26, 2022

Putin dismissed Chizhov from the post of permanent representative to the EU

Vladimir Chizhov has been Russia's representative to the EU since 2005. Against the backdrop of deteriorating relations with the West, he announced the “completion of the business trip” (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Vladimir Chizhov Russian President Vladimir Putin by his decree released Vladimir Chizhov from the post of Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union. […]

September 26, 2022

EUobserver learns about EU plans to ban Rossiya 1, NTV and REN TV

In addition to TV channels, the EU proposes to ban the broadcasts of six online broadcasters, the newspaper writes, citing a list of proposals to tighten sanctions from the Baltic countries and Poland. Ireland supported the initiatives Poland and the Baltic States are in favor of tougher sanctions against Russia and propose, among other things, to ban the broadcasting of three Russian TV channels— NTV […]

September 20, 2022

Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers

Putin: The EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer 300 thousand tons of fertilizers to poor countries for free media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/66/756636674281664.png" alt="Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers" /> The European Union has not yet responded to the Russian offer to transfer 300,000 […]

September 20, 2022

Media: Kazakhstan began to detain Russian trucks with goods from the EU

“Izvestia” found out the details of the detention of 8 motorways to Russia by Astana. The media has learned that heavy trucks carrying goods from the EU countries to Russia are being detained in Kazakhstan. According to Izvestia, about eight road trains are already being detained in the neighboring country for an indefinite period. p> The media, citing the Association of International Road Carriers, reports […]

September 18, 2022

Ex-CIA adviser: EU in the fight against Russia faced an unusual problem

The financial expert stressed that signs of a recession in Europe are already evident. US financial expert, former CIA adviser James Rickards said that the West faced unusual problems in its desire to defeat Russia. In particular, an energy crisis is raging in Europe, provoked by economic sanctions imposed on Russia. The publication “PolitRussia” with reference to The Daily Reckoning. In order to somehow mitigate […]

September 18, 2022

Berlusconi called for the EU to become a “world-class military power”

Berlusconi called for the EU to be made a “world-class military power” because of China and communism About 2 billion people today live under communism, while it does not guarantee political rights, and opposition is suppressed, Berlusconi said. Ex-Prime Minister of Italy called China a threat to European countries in the military sphere (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > European […]

September 16, 2022

Norway warns of worsening EU crisis with gas price cap

Norway's ministry warns of worsening crisis in EU due to gas price ceiling Deputy Energy Minister Andreas Eriksen explained that the price ceiling will not solve the fundamental problem – lack of resources. Instead, demand will increase, and the authorities of the EU countries will have to restrict consumption even more severely =”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Introducing a […]

September 15, 2022

Finnish Foreign Minister allowed a complete EU ban on issuing visas to Russians

Finnish Foreign Minister: EU may completely ban visas to Russians If the EU decides to completely ban tourist visas, then European countries, including Finland, should have another type of visa in reserve, for example, for journalists and civil activists, the country's Foreign Ministry noted The European Union may completely ban the issuance of tourist visas to Russians. This was stated by Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka […]

September 15, 2022

FT learned about US and EU plans to put pressure on Turkey over Mir cards

FT: The US and the EU will put pressure on Turkish banks that have connected to the Mir system The EU intends to send a delegation to Turkey amid fears of circumventing sanctions against Russia, the newspaper writes. There are now many partners of Russia in Turkey – only some of the banks are not ready to serve Mir cards, the head of the NSPK […]

September 11, 2022

The Czech Republic declared Hungary “on the edge of the abyss” and allowed its exit from the EU

Minister for European Affairs Mikulas Beck stressed that Budapest disagrees with Brussels on many issues and, against this background, “came to the edge of the abyss.” Now he needs to decide whether to jump or not, he noted Mikulas Beck Hungary's position on various issues, including sanctions against Russia, often differs from the position of the EU, said in an interview with radio station Český […]

September 10, 2022

EU finance ministers approve €5bn aid to Kyiv

This is the second part of the €9 billion loan promised in May. €1 billion has already been sent to Kyiv, the remaining €3 billion was promised to be issued “as soon as possible.” In total, according to the EC, Kyiv and the World Bank, the restoration of Ukraine will take $ 349 billion ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” […]

September 9, 2022

The media reported on the imminent capitulation of the EU to Russia

The Turkish edition made an unexpected conclusion from the anti-Russian sanctions. Countries – EU members may soon capitulate to Russia. The reason will be problems with the supply of gas, according to media analysts. The authors of the Turkish edition of Sabah believe that at the moment the EU cannot find a worthy solution to the problems with gas supplies to Europe. This leads to […]

September 6, 2022

Orban made concessions to the EU for €5.8bn aid

In April, the European Commission launched a rule of law mechanism for Hungary. This allows blocking the allocation of funds from the EU budget and funds to member countries that, in the opinion of Brussels, use them for other purposes

September 1, 2022

EU countries bordering Russia decided to restrict the entry of Russians

Photo: Global Look Press Finnish, Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian officials intend to meet soon to discuss introduction of visa restrictions for Russians. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. It is noted that restrictions may be imposed on citizens of the Russian Federation who enter these countries by land. As stated by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis , the parties will strive in the […]

September 1, 2022

Terms of issuing visas to individual EU countries will not change – expert

The terms for issuing visas to Russians in certain European countries are unlikely to change much even after the abolition of the simplified visa regime. Sergei Fedorov, a leading researcher at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, stated this to aif.ru. “The price of visas will, of course, increase, and as for everything else, I think the terms for consideration of […]

August 30, 2022

The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine

Prior to this, the EU representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, voiced the idea of ​​sending an EU training mission to one of Ukraine's neighboring countries. The German Ministry of Defense was skeptical of the initiative < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/31/756618490976310.jpg" alt="The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine" /> The sending of military personnel from the EU countries to Ukraine from the […]

August 29, 2022

Estonia proposes EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia

Estonia invited the EC to strengthen sanctions against Russia and restrictions on SWIFT In particular, Tallinn proposes to introduce additional restrictions on the use of SWIFT system by Russian banks. Estonia sent its proposals to the European Commission < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/9/59/756617538046599.jpg" alt="Estonia proposed the EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia" /> Urmas Reinsalu Estonia submitted “concrete proposals” to the European Commission; on the […]

August 29, 2022

Nehammer urges EU not to let Putin set electricity prices

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer called for a single decision at the EU level to limit electricity tariffs. They should be decoupled from gas prices and closer to generation costs, he believes ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

August 28, 2022

France and Germany will support the continuation of the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Countries believe that entry permits should be given to people “not affiliated with the state”, including students and scientists France and Germany intend to advocate continuing to issue EU visas to Russians, they will announce this during an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Prague next week, writes Bloomberg, citing document prepared by the countries for the meeting. In it, Paris and Berlin express […]

August 28, 2022

Daily Express: Russia could deal a death blow to the EU on September 2

The EU countries are afraid that Russia simply will not turn on “SP-1” after September 2. The Daily Express analyst Thibaut Spirle believes that in early autumn, or rather, before September 2, the Russian authorities may cut off gas through “Nord Stream – 1”, which will deal a mortal blow to the European Union. The reason will be the maintenance of the pipeline, which, preliminary, […]

August 28, 2022

FT learns of EU readiness to suspend visa agreement with Russia

This idea is going to be supported by the foreign ministers of the EU countries at a meeting next week. If the visa facilitation agreement is suspended, it will be more difficult, longer and more expensive for Russians to obtain Schengen visas 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the countries The EU will support […]

August 27, 2022

The Czech minister saw the risk of a revolution in the EU due to the energy crisis

Czech Minister Blazek warned of the risk of a revolution in the European Union due to the energy crisis The Czech Republic has the most dramatic situation in the social sphere since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 due to rising energy prices, warned the Ministry of Justice of the republic. Minister Blazek urged the authorities to urgently take action Charles Bridge in Prague The energy […]

August 26, 2022

The Czech Republic proposed a compromise on EU visas for Russians

After the EU refused to completely restrict the issuance of visas to Russians, the Czech Republic proposed another option: to suspend the simplified visa regime. In this case, obtaining a visa for Russians will become more expensive, longer and more difficult The Czech government proposed to completely suspend the action simplified visa regime between EU countries and Russia, as well as Belarus, said Czech Foreign […]

August 22, 2022

CNN learned about fears in the EU about the destruction of the consensus on support for Ukraine

CNN: There are fears in the EU and NATO that the consensus on support for Ukraine could collapse According to the channel, officials in the EU and NATO are concerned about the possible collapse of the consensus on Ukraine, as Europeans face rising food and electricity prices, and Europe itself is under threat recessions < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/2/35/756611728601352.jpg" alt="CNN learned of fears in the EU […]