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    Moldova PM to Brussels: We still love EU
    Nov29

    Moldova PM to Brussels: We still love EU

    Prime Minister Pavel Filip has a message for EU and NATO leaders: Despite recently electing a pro-Russia president, Moldova is still firmly on a westward trajectory. Speaking to journalists after meeting with EU officials in Brussels on Tuesday, Filip said media reports that Chișinău would pivot away from the bloc after the...

    Russian hackers targeting Germany: intelligence chief
    Nov29

    Russian hackers targeting Germany: intelligence chief

    Germany is likely to be the target of Russian cyberattacks ahead of national elections in 2017, warned the head of its federal intelligence service. There is evidence that “cyberattacks are taking place with no other motive than to cause political uncertainty,” said Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) President Bruno Kahl in an interview with...

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet
    Nov28

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet

    After a phone call between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin days after the U.S. election, Russian media buzzed that Putin might host Trump this winter to kick off what the Kremlin described as their joint effort to “normalize ties” between the U.S. and Russia. The talk of an early state visit remains speculative. But...

    5 things Italians vote on this week
    Nov28

    5 things Italians vote on this week

    FLORENCE, Italy — When they go to the polls on December 4, Italians will be voting on more than a constitutional reform. The contest has effectively become a choice between center-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who favors the EU despite his recent criticism of Brussels, and Beppe Grillo, the comedian-turned-politician and leader of the...

    Dear Martin, we’ll miss you. Love from Donald and Jean-Claude
    Nov24

    Dear Martin, we’ll miss you. Love from Donald and Jean-Claude

    The president of the European Commission on Thursday expressed “regret” over Martin Schulz’s decision to swap Brussels for Berlin. Jean-Claude Juncker described Schulz, who in the early hours of Thursday told POLITICO he will step down as European Parliament president and seek election to the German parliament, as a “convinced and...

    Martin Schulz chooses Berlin over Brussels
    Nov24

    Martin Schulz chooses Berlin over Brussels

    Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, will run for a seat in the German Bundestag next year, he told POLITICO. Given that he’s set to head the list for the state of Nord-Rhine Westphalia, he is close to guaranteed a seat in the federal parliament — formalizing his ambition to be a contender for Germany’s top job in...

    Will Nikki Haley put the US in Russia’s corner?
    Nov24

    Will Nikki Haley put the US in Russia’s corner?

    Nikki Haley is about to become a major player in Donald Trump’s reset with Russia. As word spread Wednesday that the president-elect had chosen the South Carolina governor as his ambassador to the United Nations, some observers saw it as a sign that Trump will abide by his pledge to cooperate more with Moscow. Haley is not a flame-thrower...

    Russian tankers accused of flouting EU sanctions
    Nov23

    Russian tankers accused of flouting EU sanctions

    At least two Russian tanker ships on Tuesday smuggled jet fuel into Syria by way of Cypriot ports, violating EU sanctions regime, reported Reuters. The Russian defense ministry claimed EU restrictions did not apply to Syria-based military aircraft and refueled its warplanes that continue its bombing campaign of opposition-held areas in support of...

    Vladimir Putin’s favorite US congressman
    Nov23

    Vladimir Putin’s favorite US congressman

    This summer, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher used information he received directly from the Russian government to promote one of President Vladimir Putin’s top priorities: removing the name of the martyred Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky from a global anti-corruption law. Multiple independent investigations blamed Russian officials for the death in...

    For EU, Poland is not yet lost
    Nov23

    For EU, Poland is not yet lost

    GDAŃSK, Poland — Poland’s de facto ruler, Jarosław Kaczyński, is betting he can get away with emasculating his country’s constitutional court without incurring European Union sanctions. To be sure, things are looking up for the conservative nationalist. Under President Barack Obama, the United States joined the EU in criticizing the...

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