Russia says Ukraine’s proposed gas transit tariffs are too high

By |december 5th, 2019|Alexei Miller, Gas, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Moscow on Wednesday (4 December) said transit tariffs proposed by Ukraine to ship Russian gas through its territory next year were unacceptable and too high, claims swiftly dismissed by Kyiv.

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Did Hungary turn to the Russian Duma for support against Ukraine?

By |december 5th, 2019|Hungary, language rights, minority rights, Nato, NATO enlargement, News, Russia, Ukraine|

Hungary has a deep controversy with Hungary over minority rights. In this context, a heated controversy has unfolded over reports that Budapest asked the Duma, the lower chamber of Russia's parliament, for joint efforts to uphold minority rights in Ukr...

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Ukraine: Pro-western opposition sets ‘red lines’ ahead of ‘Normandy’ summit

By |december 4th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, Gas, News, Normandy format, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Three Ukrainian opposition factions have proposed their red lines, including the return of Crimea to Ukraine's full control, ahead of a four-way Normandy summit to be held on in Paris on Monday (9 November).

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NATO Summit 2019 – Day #1

By |december 4th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson, China, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, NATO summit, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey|

EURACTIV gives you an insight into the big talking points at this year’s NATO Leader’s meeting in London. In case you missed it, here’s Day 1 in a nutshell. Trump hits out at Macron, Macron hits out at Trump. As...

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Yerman Mukhtar: We don’t build walls in the steppe

By |december 3rd, 2019|Central Asia, China, European Parliament, European Union, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, regional cooperation, Russia, United States|

In a wide-ranging interview, Yerman Mukhtar, the chairman of the Kazakh parliament's committee on foreign affairs, defence and security, explains his country's foreign policy initiatives, known as 'the Three Dialogues'.

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Unsurprisingly, Russia refuses Dutch request to hand over MH17 suspect

By |december 3rd, 2019|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, MH17, News, Normandy format, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia has refused a Dutch request to hand over a suspect in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in violation of European law, prosecutors said on Monday (2 December). Until recently the suspect was in Ukrainian custody, but was sent to Russi...

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Lobbyist: Nazarbayev pushed Russia and Ukraine to meet in Paris

By |december 2nd, 2019|China, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Emmanuel Macron, ICBMs, INF Treaty, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, Nato, News, Normandy format, nuclear arms, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia, US-Russia relations|

Ariel Cohen is the director of the "Energy, Growth and Security" programme at the International Tax and Investment Centre in Washington, DC. He is also Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council and runs his own firm ‘International market analysis’.

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Russia cements role as gas ‘kingpin’ with three new pipelines

By |december 2nd, 2019|China, Gas, natural gas, News, Power of Siberia pipeline, Russia, Russian gas|

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping launch Monday (2 December) a gas pipeline that is the first of three ambitious projects intended to cement Moscow's role as top gas exporter.

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Don’t trust Russia, Sentsov warns Europe ahead of Normandy summit

By |november 26th, 2019|News, Oleg Sentsov, Russia, Sakharov Prize, Ukraine|

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov warned Europeans against attempts to thaw ties with Russia as he received his 2018 Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament’s annual human rights award, on Tuesday (26 November). Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison...

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Amid Russia’s tightening embrace, Belarus seeks better ties with EU

By |november 26th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Finland, Kaliningrad, News, Russia, Sweden|

Belarus is interested in building good-neighbourly ties with the European Union, and in particular with Stockholm and Helsinki, if there are no preconditions from the bloc, Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday (25 November).

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