EU envoys agree sanctions on Russians accused of Skripals’ poisoning

By |januar 17th, 2019|chemical weapons, EU sanctions, News, Russia, Sergei Skripal|

European Union ambassadors agreed on Wednesday (16 January) to impose sanctions on nine individuals and one entity accused of chemical weapons attacks, including two Russian men blamed for poisoning a former Russian double agent in Britain, two diploma...

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London has become a hotbed for Russian spies, report reveals

By |november 7th, 2018|chemical weapons, intelligence services, News, Russia, Russia sanctions, Salisbury attack, UK, United States|

The scale of Russian espionage in London has been revealed in a new report endorsed by the former head of MI6 on Tuesday (6 November), as the US is eyeing a fresh second round of US coordinated sanctions over the Salisbury attack.

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Salisbury fallout: EU adopts sanctions against chemical weapons’ proliferation

By |oktober 16th, 2018|chemical weapons, Cyber Attack, EU sanctions, hybrid war, News, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Russia, Sergei Skripal|

EU foreign affairs ministers in Luxembourg adopted yesterday (15 October) a new sanctions regime as response to the use and proliferation of Chemical weapons. Russia was not mentioned.

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US imposes sanctions on Russia for nerve agent attack in UK

By |avgust 9th, 2018|chemical weapons, Donald Trump, News, Russia sanctions, Salisbury attack, Sergei Skripal|

Washington said on Wednesday (8 August) it would impose fresh sanctions on Russia by the end of August after it determined that Moscow had used a nerve agent against a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain.

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Strikes in Syria: first and foremost a political manoeuvre

By |april 24th, 2018|chemical weapons, France, News, Russia, strikes, Syria, Syrian conflict, United Kingdom, United States|

The joint strikes in Syria led by France, the UK and the US seem to be of more symbolic rather than military use.

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May defends British strikes in Syria against parliament critics

By |april 17th, 2018|Brexit, chemical weapons, DUP, Jeremy Corbyn, News, Sergei Skripal, SNP, Syria war, Theresa May, war crimes|

British Prime Minister Theresa May, facing a rowdy session of parliament on Monday (16 April), defended her decision to join US-led missile strikes against Syria without first seeking parliament's authorisation.

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Kurz promotes continuation of Syria talks in Vienna

By |april 16th, 2018|chemical weapons, Heiko Maas, News, Sebastian Kurz, Syria talks, Syrian conflict|

After the recent escalation in the Syrian conflict, the Austrian government is launching an initiative to resume the Syria talks that launched in Vienna in 2015. EURACTIV Germany reports from Vienna.

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Putin predicts global ‘chaos’ if West hits Syria again

By |april 16th, 2018|Antonio Tajani, Bashar al-Assad, Boris Johnson, chemical weapons, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, France, Hassan Rouhani, Iran, Jean-Claude Juncker, Jeremy Corbyn, News, Nicola Sturgeon, Russia, Syria, Syrian war, Theresa May, UK, USA, Vladimir Putin, war crimes|

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday (15 April) that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.

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Russia UN envoy ‘cannot exclude’ war between Russia, US

By |april 13th, 2018|chemical weapons, Cold War, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, Russia, Syria war, Theresa May, UK, United Nations, USA, war crimes|

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urged the United States and its allies on Thursday (12 April) to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack but said he “cannot exclude” war between Washington and Moscow.

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EU institutions silent as world gets dangerously close to global conflict over Syria

By |april 12th, 2018|chemical weapons, Cold War, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Jeremy Corbyn, News, Syria war, Theresa May, twitter diplomacy, war crimes|

The leaders of the EU institutions remained silent on Wednesday (11 April) while the world got dangerously close to a global conflict over Syria, with two member states, Britain and France, getting ready to go to war.

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