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    Hungary questions EU sanctions on Russia
    Oct16

    Hungary questions EU sanctions on Russia

    Comments expose uncomfortable gaps between EU member states in their response to Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Financial...

    Majority of Russians say Western sanctions will help economy: poll
    Oct16

    Majority of Russians say Western sanctions will help economy: poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than half of Russians believe their economy will benefit from Western economic sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis and from the countermeasures adopted by Moscow, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Femen protesters target Vladimir Putin before meeting with Ukraine president
    Oct16

    Femen protesters target Vladimir Putin before meeting with Ukraine president

    Topless demonstrators accuse ASEM summit in Milan of welcoming a killer before Russian leaders expected meeting with Petro PoroshenkoThe Ukrainian feminist protest group Femen has staged a two-woman demonstration against Vladimir Putin in Milan, where he is expected to attend a major summit of world leaders on Thursday.The protesters stood in...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions do not preclude dialogue
    Oct16

    Merkel says Russia sanctions do not preclude dialogue

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech in parliament on Thursday that sanctions against Russia over Ukraine were necessary but they did not preclude dialogue with Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Western sanctions threaten nuclear ‘stability’
    Oct16

    Putin says Western sanctions threaten nuclear ‘stability’

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said the Ukraine crisis threatens nuclear “strategic stability” and global “economic health”. …read more Source:...

    Putin-Poroshenko to discuss gas and ceasefire at Italy talks
    Oct16

    Putin-Poroshenko to discuss gas and ceasefire at Italy talks

    As the Asia-Europe meeting opens in Milan all eyes will be on Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko who are set to… …read more Source:...

    Asia and Europe meet in Milan
    Oct16

    Asia and Europe meet in Milan

    ASEM, the Asia-Europe Meeting, has been taking place for the past 18 years, but it has rarely been in the spotlight. Concrete decisions are rare. Ukraine is one of many issues set to be discussed on the sidelines. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Juncker takes another gamble
    Oct16

    Juncker takes another gamble

    The European Parliament will today (16 October) clear the way for a revised line-up of European commissioners to be approved next week in Strasbourg so that they can take up office on 1 November as initially planned. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, yesterday submitted a limited re-shuffle of his line-up to the...

    Ebola joins military crises on foreign ministers’ agenda
    Oct16

    Ebola joins military crises on foreign ministers’ agenda

    The global health scare caused by the accelerating spread of Ebola will top the agenda when foreign ministers from the European Union’s 28 member states meet in Luxembourg on Monday (20 October). Warnings from the World Health Organization that 10,000 people could eventually contract the disease each week, coupled with criticism of the...

    EU leaders to agree on emissions targets
    Oct16

    EU leaders to agree on emissions targets

    Leaders of the European Union’s member states are expected to agree on long-term carbon-emissions targets when they meet for their regular autumn European Council in Brussels next week (23-24 October). The leaders are expected to sign off on a binding target of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by 40% from a 1990 baseline. The member states...

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