FP: Scholz and Macron will lose leadership in the EU

Photo: pixabay.com Analyst Eoin Drea, in an interview with Foreign Policy, said that the desire of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron to establish partnerships with Russia is likely to increase the role of countries located in Eastern Europe in the European Union. At the same time,…

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Portuguese PM urges EU to help Ukraine, not debate status

The status of an EU candidate will not solve Ukraine's pressing problems, while “there is a great risk of creating false expectations that will turn into bitter disappointment,” says António Costa The EU should focus on helping Ukraine, not on the debate about whether to grant it country status— candidate…

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Switzerland joins the sixth EU sanctions against Russia

In addition to approving a partial oil embargo and disconnecting several banks from SWIFT, the Swiss authorities have included in the sanctions list “more than 100 individuals and organizations” of Russia and Belarus Switzerland supported the EU's sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions, including a partial embargo on supplies Russian oil,…

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Lavrov ruled out budget losses due to EU oil embargo

According to the Foreign Minister, Russia, on the contrary, expects a significant increase in profits from energy exports, taking into account the price level, which “has been established as a result of Western policy” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ruled out budget losses this year due to restrictions on Russian…

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Bloomberg named issues on Ukraine that cause controversy in the EU

The agency writes that disagreements arise mainly between Eastern European and Western European countries. They cannot agree on sending weapons to Ukraine and the advisability of negotiations with Putin EU member states are increasingly divided on issues related to Ukraine, including the imposition of sanctions against Russia, writes Bloomberg. Differences…

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