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Oil, steel, diamonds, caviar and vodka from Russia will fall under EU sanctions

The European Commission has developed a new package of sanctions against Russia, which should satisfy all 27 participating countries. It included restrictions against oil, steel, timber, diamonds and other goods from Russia ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/3/20/756644348642203.jpg" alt="Oil,...

The largest oil trader spoke about the US plan to replace Russian oil in the EU

Russia will have to sell oil in other markets at a discount, says Vitol's director. The EU plans to introduce a ceiling on commodity prices ) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > The United States will supply Europe with more than 1 million barrels of oil...

Putin dismissed Chizhov from the post of permanent representative to the EU

Vladimir Chizhov has been Russia's representative to the EU since 2005. Against the backdrop of deteriorating relations with the West, he announced the “completion of the business trip” (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Vladimir Chizhov Russian President Vladimir Putin by his decree released...

EUobserver learns about EU plans to ban Rossiya 1, NTV and REN TV

In addition to TV channels, the EU proposes to ban the broadcasts of six online broadcasters, the newspaper writes, citing a list of proposals to tighten sanctions from the Baltic countries and Poland. Ireland supported the initiatives Poland and the Baltic States are in favor of tougher sanctions against...

Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers

Putin: The EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer 300 thousand tons of fertilizers to poor countries for free media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/66/756636674281664.png" alt="Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer...

Media: Kazakhstan began to detain Russian trucks with goods from the EU

“Izvestia” found out the details of the detention of 8 motorways to Russia by Astana. The media has learned that heavy trucks carrying goods from the EU countries to Russia are being detained in Kazakhstan. According to Izvestia, about eight road trains are already being detained in the neighboring...

Ex-CIA adviser: EU in the fight against Russia faced an unusual problem

The financial expert stressed that signs of a recession in Europe are already evident. US financial expert, former CIA adviser James Rickards said that the West faced unusual problems in its desire to defeat Russia. In particular, an energy crisis is raging in Europe, provoked by economic sanctions imposed...

Berlusconi called for the EU to become a “world-class military power”

Berlusconi called for the EU to be made a “world-class military power” because of China and communism About 2 billion people today live under communism, while it does not guarantee political rights, and opposition is suppressed, Berlusconi said. Ex-Prime Minister of Italy called China a threat to European countries...

Norway warns of worsening EU crisis with gas price cap

Norway's ministry warns of worsening crisis in EU due to gas price ceiling Deputy Energy Minister Andreas Eriksen explained that the price ceiling will not solve the fundamental problem – lack of resources. Instead, demand will increase, and the authorities of the EU countries will have to restrict consumption...

Finnish Foreign Minister allowed a complete EU ban on issuing visas to Russians

Finnish Foreign Minister: EU may completely ban visas to Russians If the EU decides to completely ban tourist visas, then European countries, including Finland, should have another type of visa in reserve, for example, for journalists and civil activists, the country's Foreign Ministry noted The European Union may completely...

FT learned about US and EU plans to put pressure on Turkey over Mir cards

FT: The US and the EU will put pressure on Turkish banks that have connected to the Mir system The EU intends to send a delegation to Turkey amid fears of circumventing sanctions against Russia, the newspaper writes. There are now many partners of Russia in Turkey – only...

Putin’s ultimatum forced the EU to back down

Restrictions on Russian gas prices will not be introduced. InoSMI found out about the reaction of the European Union to the warning of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian President warned that he would suspend gas supplies if a decision was made to limit gas prices. As Tom writes...

EU finance ministers approve €5bn aid to Kyiv

This is the second part of the €9 billion loan promised in May. €1 billion has already been sent to Kyiv, the remaining €3 billion was promised to be issued “as soon as possible.” In total, according to the EC, Kyiv and the World Bank, the restoration of Ukraine...

The media reported on the imminent capitulation of the EU to Russia

The Turkish edition made an unexpected conclusion from the anti-Russian sanctions. Countries – EU members may soon capitulate to Russia. The reason will be problems with the supply of gas, according to media analysts. The authors of the Turkish edition of Sabah believe that at the moment the EU...

Orban made concessions to the EU for €5.8bn aid

In April, the European Commission launched a rule of law mechanism for Hungary. This allows blocking the allocation of funds from the EU budget and funds to member countries that, in the opinion of Brussels, use them for other purposes...

EU countries bordering Russia decided to restrict the entry of Russians

Photo: Global Look Press Finnish, Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian officials intend to meet soon to discuss introduction of visa restrictions for Russians. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. It is noted that restrictions may be imposed on citizens of the Russian Federation who enter these countries by...

Terms of issuing visas to individual EU countries will not change – expert

The terms for issuing visas to Russians in certain European countries are unlikely to change much even after the abolition of the simplified visa regime. Sergei Fedorov, a leading researcher at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, stated this to aif.ru. “The price of visas...

The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine

Prior to this, the EU representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, voiced the idea of ​​sending an EU training mission to one of Ukraine's neighboring countries. The German Ministry of Defense was skeptical of the initiative < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/31/756618490976310.jpg" alt="The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops...

Estonia proposes EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia

Estonia invited the EC to strengthen sanctions against Russia and restrictions on SWIFT In particular, Tallinn proposes to introduce additional restrictions on the use of SWIFT system by Russian banks. Estonia sent its proposals to the European Commission < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/9/59/756617538046599.jpg" alt="Estonia proposed the EU to introduce new...

Nehammer urges EU not to let Putin set electricity prices

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer called for a single decision at the EU level to limit electricity tariffs. They should be decoupled from gas prices and closer to generation costs, he believes ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >...

Daily Express: Russia could deal a death blow to the EU on September 2

The EU countries are afraid that Russia simply will not turn on “SP-1” after September 2. The Daily Express analyst Thibaut Spirle believes that in early autumn, or rather, before September 2, the Russian authorities may cut off gas through “Nord Stream – 1”, which will deal a mortal...

FT learns of EU readiness to suspend visa agreement with Russia

This idea is going to be supported by the foreign ministers of the EU countries at a meeting next week. If the visa facilitation agreement is suspended, it will be more difficult, longer and more expensive for Russians to obtain Schengen visas 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width:...

The Czech Republic proposed a compromise on EU visas for Russians

After the EU refused to completely restrict the issuance of visas to Russians, the Czech Republic proposed another option: to suspend the simplified visa regime. In this case, obtaining a visa for Russians will become more expensive, longer and more difficult The Czech government proposed to completely suspend the...