Ukraine hopes for a dedicated EU Commissioner from Europe’s East

By |julij 4th, 2019|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, DCFTA, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, EU-Ukraine relations, News, Russia sanctions|

In a wide-ranging interview, the Ukrainian ambassador to the EU Mykola Tochytskyi discussed the wide range of topics ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on 8 July, and beyond.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine hopes for a dedicated EU Commissioner from Europe’s East

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za London has become a hotbed for Russian spies, report reveals

Austria FM defends Putin wedding invitation

By |avgust 28th, 2018|Austria, Austrian Presidency, espionnage, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Karin Kneissl, News, Russia, Russia sanctions, Sebastian Kurz, Vladimir Putin|

Austria's foreign minister defended on Monday (27 August) the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at her wedding, denying she had been used by him after photos of the two dancing fueled questions about her neutrality.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria FM defends Putin wedding invitation

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US imposes sanctions on Russia for nerve agent attack in UK

Trump and Conte cement populist front

By |julij 31st, 2018|5-Star Movement, Benito Mussolini, Donald Trump, eurosceptics, far right, fascism, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, populism, refugee crisis, Russia, Russia sanctions, Tarrifs, trade wars, transatlantic relations|

US President Donald Trump traded smiles, handshakes and compliments with Italy's populist leader Giuseppe Conte Monday (30 July), as the two rightists presented a united front on everything from Russia to immigration.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Trump and Conte cement populist front

Ukraine ambassador: Tsarist and KGB mentality don’t change with time

By |april 18th, 2018|Crimea annexation, DCFTA, Donbas conflict, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Energy Union, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, hybrid war, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Russia sanctions, Schengen, Ukraine|

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the EU, Mykola Tochytskyi, explains in an interview with EURACTIV why Kyiv is against the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline. He also talks about Ukraine's relations with Brussels and its complicated ties with Moscow.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine ambassador: Tsarist and KGB mentality don’t change with time

Gazprom CEO Miller says proud of inclusion on US sanctions list

By |april 9th, 2018|Alexei Miller, Cold War, cyber-attacks, Donald Trump, gazprom, hybrid war, News, oligarchs, Russia sanctions, Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin|

The CEO of Russia's Gazprom , Alexei Miller, said on Friday (6 April) he was proud of having been included on a new US sanctions list and that the company's policies were right.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Gazprom CEO Miller says proud of inclusion on US sanctions list

Foreign Minister: Moldova wants normal economic relations with Russia

By |februar 28th, 2018|Association agreement, communists, corruption, DCFTA, EU-Moldova relations, frozen conflicts, judicial reform, Moldova, News, Russia, Russia sanctions, Transnistria|

EXCLUSIVE / In a wide-ranging interview, the minister of foreign affairs and European integration of Moldova, Tudor Ulianovschi, talks about his country's relations with the EU and Moscow, the political situation ahead of crucial elections, and the prospects for frozen conflicts in Transnistria as well as other issues.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Foreign Minister: Moldova wants normal economic relations with Russia

Geopolitics loom large as Bulgaria takes over EU Presidency

By |januar 3rd, 2018|Boyko Borissov, BSP, Bulgarian Presidency, corruption, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Lilyana Pavlova, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), nationalists, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Rumen Radev, Russia, Russia sanctions, socialists, Turkey, Ukraine crisis, Western Balkans|

Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest member state, on 1 January took over the bloc's six-month rotating presidency. The country will undoubtedly be under pressure by Turkey and Russia to move forward their difficult relations with the 28-members block.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Geopolitics loom large as Bulgaria takes over EU Presidency

Tusk says Poland’s policy resembles ‘Kremlin’s plan’

By |november 20th, 2017|Beata Szydło, Donald Tusk, News, Nord Stream-2, PiS, Poland, populism, Russia sanctions, Smolensk crash, Ukraine crisis|

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday (19 November) he was alarmed by the similarity of policies pursued by Poland's right-wing government to what he described as the "Kremlin's plan".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tusk says Poland’s policy resembles ‘Kremlin’s plan’