Russia gets new government in what Putin calls ‘major renewal’

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Alexander Novak, Mikhail Mishustin, News, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Sergei Shoigu, Vladimir Putin|

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday (22 January) which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers.

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Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive

By |januar 17th, 2020|News, Russia, Syria war, Turkey|

Dozens of fighters and civilians were killed in Syria's Idlib province as the government pressed a deadly offensive Thursday (16 January) towards a key town in the country's last rebel bastion.

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Russian prime minister and government resign after Putin speech

By |januar 15th, 2020|Dmitry Medvedev, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday (15 January) that his government was resigning to give President Vladimir Putin room to carry out the changes he wants to make to the constitution.

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Kazakhstan and Belarus to discuss oil supply deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Druzhba pipeline, Kazakhstan, News, Nurlan Nogayev, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Kazakhstan and Belarus will discuss an oil supply deal before 20 January, Kazakhstan Energy Minister Nurlan Nogayev told reporters on Wednesday (15 January), without explaining the significance of that date.

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Russia urges Persian Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanism

By |januar 15th, 2020|Donald Trump, India, Iran nuclear deal, News, Persian Gulf, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, US sanctions|

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday (15 January) Moscow has been urging Gulf countries to consider a common security mechanism for the region and it was time the world got rid of unilateral measures such as sanctions.

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EU powers to trigger Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism

By |januar 14th, 2020|#jcpoa, Boris Johnson, China, Donald Trump, France, Germany, Iran nuclear deal, News, Russia, UK, US sanctions|

Britain, France and Germany will trigger the dispute resolution mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, two European diplomats said on Tuesday (14 January), the biggest step the Europeans have taken in response as Tehran has backed off nuclear co...

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Merkel and Putin’s forced ‘rapprochement’

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Diplomacy, Germany, Iran, Libya, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia's international influence has led to stronger cooperation between German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But what can both leaders achieve? EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel does a Q&A.

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Libya peace talks in Moscow fall short of ceasefire deal

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Fayez al-Sarraj, Giuseppe Conte, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, Mehmet Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Libya’s warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday (13 January) but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-month war over the capital Tripoli.

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Turkey, Russia launch Turkish Stream pipeline carrying gas to Europe

By |januar 9th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkish Stream, Vladimir Putin|

The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Wednesday (8 January) formally launched the Turkish Stream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey, part of Moscow’s efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.

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‘Geopolitical’ Europe could struggle to take shape in troublesome 2020

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Charles Michel, China, Eastern Partnership, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement, EU foreign policy, EU-Africa relations, future eu, Iran nuclear deal, Iraq, Josep Borrell, Middle East, News, Russia, Turkey, United States, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

Among the many foreign policy challenges facing the EU in 2020, the main theme will be how to assert itself on the world stage against China, the US and Russia, while upholding multilateralism and at least a semblance of global order.

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