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    Transport and gender equality on plenary agenda
    Mar05

    Transport and gender equality on plenary agenda

    The plight of European lorry drivers affected by Russian sanctions will kick-start a parliamentary plenary sitting in Strasbourg next week (9-12 March). The Parliament’s transport and tourism committee has submitted a number of written questions that Violeta Bulc, the European commissioner for transport, is expected to answer in person. The...

    A region in flames
    Mar05

    A region in flames

    The European Union yesterday launched a consultation on its neighbourhood policy that if the conclusions are as far-reaching as the questions could enlarge, deepen and focus the EU’s engagement with the world, not just with the 16 countries that it currently labels ‘neighbours’. The consultation, which should translate into a revised...

    Why was Boris Nemtsov murdered?
    Mar05

    Why was Boris Nemtsov murdered?

    Boris Nemtsov, my closest friend in Russian politics, is dead. My immediate reaction to his murder was misery and fury. Now, it is fear for what it may herald. One set of possibilities surrounds the theory that his assassination was ordered by the Putin regime. It could be a simple attempt to silence him. Nemtsov was about to release a report on...

    Ukraine mine explosion: At least 24 dead and nine missing following methane blast
    Mar05

    Ukraine mine explosion: At least 24 dead and nine missing following methane blast

    A methane gas explosion in a coal mine has killed at least 24 workers in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State: letter
    Mar04

    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State: letter

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and Czech Republic. …read more Source:...

    Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine
    Mar04

    Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine

    Evidence is mounting that Russian soldiers are officially fighting in eastern Ukraine. Reporters and human rights activists describe their attempts to remain undercover. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mukhtar Ablyazov: French court orders wanted former Kazakh minister to be extradited to Russia or Ukraine
    Mar04

    Mukhtar Ablyazov: French court orders wanted former Kazakh minister to be extradited to Russia or Ukraine

    Former billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov, who fled what was the biggest ever fraud case to be heard in the UK, has been ordered by a French court to be extradited. …read more Source: The...

    US official Victoria Nuland calls Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’
    Mar04

    US official Victoria Nuland calls Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’

    Comment by assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs might be the first time a senior US official has used the term to describe conflictAssistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland has admitted the US considers Russia’s actions in Ukraine “an invasion”, in what might be the first time a senior American official has used...

    The demonisation of Russia risks paving the way for war | Seumas Milne
    Mar04

    The demonisation of Russia risks paving the way for war | Seumas Milne

    Politicians and the media are using Vladimir Putin and Ukraine to justify military expansionism. It’s dangerous follyA quarter of a century after the end of the cold war, the “Russian threat” is unmistakably back. Vladimir Putin, Britain’s defence secretary Michael Fallon declares, is as great a danger to Europe as “Islamic State”....

    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial
    Mar04

    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial

    Our part of the world faces changes. Britain and Europe need to debate modern defence needs and spendingFaced with complex and growing security challenges, Europe and its nations are not spending enough on defence. So said the European Leadership Network thinktank in a recent assessment that has now been followed by a well-reported warning by the...

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