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    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions
    Oct17

    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions

    New figures for 2017 so far show a surprising uptick in EU-Russia trade relations, notwithstanding sanctions over Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source:...

    [Agenda] Brexit on EU summit table This Week
    Oct13

    [Agenda] Brexit on EU summit table This Week

    A key showdown on the state of Brexit talks, an ECJ ruling on Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych, and Macron’s proposals for the future of the EU, are all on the agenda this week. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Dutch government takes aim at referendum law
    Oct13

    [Ticker] Dutch government takes aim at referendum law

    The new ruling coalition in the Netherlands wants to scrap a 2015 Dutch law, unique in Europe, which allows citizens-enforced, non-binding referendums on newly-adopted laws, like the ratification of the EU-Ukraine treaty. But the bill that would remove the people’s power to demand referendums could itself be the subject of a...

    [Ticker] EU eastern summit to be less enlargement-friendly
    Oct11

    [Ticker] EU eastern summit to be less enlargement-friendly

    EU states plan to “reaffirm the sovereign right of each partner to choose the level of ambition and the goal to which it aspires in its relations with the EU” at a summit with six former Soviet states in November, EUobserver has learnt. The draft summit text, agreed in Brussels on Wednesday, is less enlargement friendly than previous...

    [Opinion] Ukraine should join central Europe trade club
    Sep29

    [Opinion] Ukraine should join central Europe trade club

    With eight EU alumni, the EU integration expertise of the Balkan states, and an HQ in Brussels, the Cefta club is the perfect incubator for Ukraine’s EU aspirations. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU to hail ‘aspirations’ of former Soviet states
    Sep24

    [Ticker] EU to hail ‘aspirations’ of former Soviet states

    EU states are preparing to say they “acknowledge the European aspirations and European choice” of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine in a statement at the so called Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels in November, according to a draft seen by RFE/RFL. They will “reaffirm the sovereign right” of former Soviet states to align...

    [Opinion] Supplying arms to Ukraine would be a mistake
    Sep07

    [Opinion] Supplying arms to Ukraine would be a mistake

    The only viable option to avoid a revival of the war involves keeping the Ukraine conflict frozen with only partial implementation of the Minsk accords. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds
    Aug26

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds

    Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Friday that Greek produce is “widely available” in shops in Moscow, despite Russian sanctions on EU fruit. It said that Italian and Spanish fruit and vegetables are also reaching Russia via Belarus, for example. Russia’s sanctions were imposed in retaliation to EU economic sanctions over...

    [Ticker] Werner Hoyer re-appointed as EU investment bank chief
    Jul27

    [Ticker] Werner Hoyer re-appointed as EU investment bank chief

    Werner Hoyer, a former German liberal MP, was re-appointed on Thursday as president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for six years, with his new mandate starting on 1 January 2018. The Luxembourg-based bank, which helps fund projects, is in charge of the Juncker investment plan, as well as supporting investments outside the EU, for instance...

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse
    Jul26

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse

    EU threatened to retaliate against potential US fines on European firms involved in Nord Stream II, as Trump envoy seeks to change Ukraine “status quo”. …read more Source:...

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