Russians and the Hungarian golden visas

By |september 14th, 2018|EU-Russia sanctions, golden visas, Hungary, News|

Hungary has sold visas to Russian businessmen in exchange for hundreds of thousands of euros. Permits were also given to the family of the Kremlin's foreign intelligence chief, who is covered by European sanctions. EURACTIV Poland's media partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.

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Britain urges US, Europe to ‘go further’ in countering Russia

By |avgust 21st, 2018|Brexit, EU-Russia relations, EU-Russia sanctions, NATO-Russia relations, News, Russia, United Kingdom, United States|

New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday (21 August) will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions.

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Germany’s Russia expert warns against new ‘Cold War’

By |marec 28th, 2018|EU-Russia sanctions, News, Russia, Salisbury, Salisbury attack, Sergei Skripal|

Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government's coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany’s Russia expert warns against new ‘Cold War’

Bozhidar Danev: Part of Bulgaria’s fuel sector lies in the grey economy

By |marec 6th, 2018|air quality, Bulgaria, Bulgarian Presidency, BusinessEurope, Cartels, demographic change, EU-Russia sanctions, fuels, human resources, infrastructure, monopolies, News, oil price, poverty, remittances, Roma, smuggling, Veselin Mareshki, Western Balkans|

Unusually low fuel prices in Bulgaria are probably the result of cartels, or contraband, Bozhidar Danev told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview, saying the authorities have  so far been unable or unwilling to address the issue.

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Russia’s EU ambassador: ‘Donbass is part of Ukraine’

By |marec 6th, 2018|Donbass, Eastern Ukraine crisis, EU-Russia sanctions, gas crisis, gazprom, Italian elections 2018, Naftogaz, News, Syrian war, United Nations|

In a wide-ranging interview on Monday (5 March), Russia’s ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov discussed Syria and eastern Ukraine, the current tensions between Gazprom and Naftogaz, as well as the Italian election.

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Bulgaria sees little action against Poland any time soon

By |januar 11th, 2018|Article 7, EU-Russia sanctions, News, Poland|

Member states may not reach a stage where they could take a vote on sanctions against Poland during Bulgaria's January-June EU presidency, and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Thursday (11 January) he would prefer to resolve the crisis t...

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UK gets Russian gas for Christmas, despite US sanctions

By |december 15th, 2017|EU-Russia sanctions, liquified natural gas, LNG, News, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin|

The United Kingdom will take direct delivery of Russian gas for the first time this month, after fears of a winter supply crisis pushed prices up. The deal is controversial because the provider is a Russian gas project that is the subject of US sanctio...

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EU sanctions Russian deputy minister over Siemens turbines to Crimea

By |avgust 4th, 2017|Crimea, Crimea annexation, energy, EU-Russia sanctions, News, Russia, Russia sanctions, Siemens, Ukraine|

The European Union on Friday (4 August) imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens' turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea.

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NordStream 2 will divide the EU, but new US sanctions will do more harm

By |julij 26th, 2017|Donald Trump, EU-Russia sanctions, gazprom, News, Nord Stream-2|

Should Trump choose to use his new authority and put sanctions on Nordstream-2, it would raise tensions with the Commission, Germany and others, writes Rem Korteweg.

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EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions

By |julij 24th, 2017|EU-Russia sanctions, News, Russia|

The European Union sounded the alarm on Saturday (22 July) about moves in the US Congress to step up sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions