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FT reports EU concerns over Russia-Turkey rapprochement

The West is increasingly concerned about the rapprochement between Russia and Turkey in trade and energy spheres, Ankara is urged to pay attention to this concern, writes FT. The day before, Putin and Erdogan agreed to pay for Russian gas in rubles ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” ><...

EU approves decision to cut gas consumption by 15% this winter

The Council of the European Union approved the decision to cut gas consumption by 15% this winter By reducing consumption by 15%, the EU wants to “save in anticipation of winter in order to prepare for possible interruptions in gas supplies from Russia.” The measure will be voluntary, but...

Zelensky blamed the EU for “artificial delay” with €8 billion in aid

Volodymyr Zelensky said that the EU is “artificially delaying” €8 billion assistance to Ukraine The President urged not to make ordinary Ukrainians hostages of the “indecisiveness or bureaucracy” of some EU leaders. According to him, he believes that “this is still a mistake that will be corrected” Ukrainian President...

Estonian Foreign Minister proposed to ban the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Estonian Foreign Minister proposed to include a ban on issuing visas to Russians in the new EU sanctions Estonian Foreign Minister believes that the ban on Russians entering the EU should be included in the next package of sanctions. The European Commission previously pointed out that such an idea...

EU imposes new sanctions against Yanukovych and his son

The European Union imposed sanctions against the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his son The European Union imposed new sanctions against the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his son Alexander, according to the EU magazine. The EU Council decided that they are needed to be...

Khudaverdyan filed a lawsuit to lift EU sanctions against him

Tigran Khudaverdyan, former director of Yandex in Russia, files suit to lift EU sanctions .rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/8/66/756593750618668.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/8/66/756593750618668.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/8/66/756593750618668.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Tigran Khudaverdyan Former director “Yandex” In Russia, Tigran Khudaverdyan filed a...

Ankara called TANAP an alternative to Russian gas supplies to the EU

TANAP was opened in 2018 and is part of the Southern Gas Corridor project from Azerbaijan to Italy. The Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) is an alternative to Russian gas supplies to Europe, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said, Axar reports. “One of the two main alternatives [to Russian gas...

Latvian Foreign Minister urges EU to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians

Rinkevics called for limiting the issuance of only tourist visas. Earlier, he said that this idea had already been discussed in the European Union, but it was not possible to agree on this matter. The EU has previously ruled out a total visa ban for Russians< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/0/75/756592073415750.webp 800w"...

Von der Leyen says Russia has cut gas supplies to 12 EU countries

The head of the European Commission did not specify what kind of countries. She admitted that supplies would stop completely, and accused Russia of unleashing an “energy war” against the EU webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/7/55/756591909561557.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > Ursula von der...

Estonia proposes to ban Russians from entering the EU

Foreign Minister Reinsalu: Estonia will offer to ban Russians from entering the EU In August, the Estonian Foreign Ministry will raise this issue at a ministerial meeting with representatives of other countries. The head of the Foreign Ministry also proposed, following the example of Latvia, to demand from the...

Diplomats say they are not discussing stopping the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Earlier, Finland called for a ban on issuing visas to Russians. The European Commission ruled out the ban, as it is impossible under EU law. The EU Delegation also assured RBC that there was no discussion of this issue image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/7/89/756590308552897.webp 1200w"...

Austria finds EU embargo on Russian gas impossible

According to Nehammer, the EU embargo on Russian gas will cause more harm to Europe, including Austrian and German industry 756590131070740.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > A European Union (EU) embargo on gas from Russia is not possible, Austria has always advocated that sanctions harm those against...

Poland rejects European Commission proposal to share gas with EU countries

Poland will not agree to this measure without ensuring its own energy security. The Polish minister also did not approve of the EU's idea of ​​limiting gas consumption. The European Commission previously proposed to redistribute fuel between countries Poland refuses to share gas with European countries under the scheme...

AP learned of unsuccessful attempts in the EU to agree on gas savings

On the eve of an emergency meeting on the issue of limiting fuel consumption by 15%, EU ambassadors tried to reach a compromise, but those states that are less dependent on Russian gas object to the EC proposal EU countries still cannot agree about reducing gas consumption by 15%,...

EU countries demanded exemptions from the EC plan to reduce gas consumption

EU countries demand exceptions to EC plans to reduce gas consumption by 15% Previously, the EC proposed to reduce gas consumption in Europe by 15% until next spring. According to the FT, EU member states demanded to take into account the degree of dependence of each country on Russian...

Orban called on the EU for a new strategy on Ukraine due to non-working sanctions

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced non-working sanctions against Russia Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed doubts that Russian-Ukrainian peace talks are possible, and considered that the conflict can be resolved only through a dialogue between Moscow and Washington Victor Orban The European Union needs a new strategy to...

Europol allowed cases of arms smuggling from Ukraine to the EU

According to the European police, criminals can be engaged in smuggling, they organize hiding places near the border. The EU also suspects that Ukrainian refugees may be involved in the transport of weapons ” alt=”Europol allowed cases of smuggling of weapons from Ukraine to the EU” /> The EU...

Named the Russians and organizations included in the seventh package of EU sanctions

Photo: pixabay.com As part of the seventh package of sanctions against Russia, approved by the European Union on Thursday, the list of Russian citizens was expanded, including against whom restrictive measures are being introduced. As follows from the document, the list, in particular, included actors Sergei Bezrukov and Vladimir...

WSJ learned about the EU’s refusal to support sanctions against VSMPO-Avisma

European Union “last minute” rejected a proposal to impose sanctions against the Russian steel company VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest producer of titanium, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing European diplomats. Brussels blocked the initiative after it was not supported by France and other countries because of fears that Russia...

Putin linked the EU’s mistakes with the neglect of traditional energy sources

Europe neglected traditional energy, relying on renewable sources, the President of Russia said, calling European countries “great specialists in the field of non-traditional relations” Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the West of trying to shift responsibility for its energy mistakes onto Gazprom, calling the move unfounded. He stated...

Bloomberg learned about the EU proposal to cut gas consumption by 15%

The EU is set to invite member states to voluntarily cut gas consumption by 15% from next month over fears that Russia could cut off supplies, Bloomberg reported, citing three knowledgeable diplomatic sources. The European Commission on Wednesday , July 20, plans to unveil a plan to save gas...

EU begins talks on accession of Albania and North Macedonia

Albania and North Macedonia, already in candidate status, have moved on to the next stage of the EU accession process. According to von der Leyen, both countries “showed an unwavering commitment to the values” of the EU The European Union has begun negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia on...

Analysts see risk of earlier EU energy ‘storm’ due to heat

Because of the abnormally high temperature, the countries of Europe will face a shortage of electricity earlier, before it was thought that the problems would begin by winter, Rystad Energy is sure. Bloomberg writes that LNG stations are less efficient...

WSJ learned about Abramovich’s demand to the EU for $1 million due to sanctions

According to the publication, Abramovich is demanding that the EU authorities pay this amount to his charitable foundation. The businessman believes that the European Union should protect his rights violated by sanctions, since he is a citizen of Portugal Roman Abramovich Businessman Roman Abramovich, in his lawsuit against the...

Abramovich demanded that the EU transfer a million dollars to his charitable foundation

Photo: Alexander Astafiev Billionaire Roman Abramovich demands a transfer of $1 million from the European Union to the account of his charitable foundation. The Wall Street Journal introduces the details of the Russian businessman's lawsuit. The entrepreneur, who has Portuguese citizenship, believes that the restrictions violate his fundamental rights...

Former Lithuanian Foreign Minister considers EU sanctions against Russia unproductive

Former Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linkevičius: EU paid Russia more than Ukraine as aid 756579940733915.jpg” alt=”Former Lithuanian Foreign Minister considers EU sanctions against Russia unproductive” /> Linas Linkevičius EU sanctions against Russia are unproductive— the new seventh package of restrictions will also be the same, former Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas...