Friday, 24 February , 2017

EU-Russia

Trump declares War on Europeans

US President Donald Trump’s likely pick for ambassador to the European Union has said that the single currency “could collapse” in the next year...

“Liberal” European Elites for Authoritarianism and Cold War

In the aftermath of the November 8 US presidential election, sections of the Democratic Party, the intelligence services and the media have intensified unsubstantiated pre-election claims that the Russian government hacked into Democratic Party email servers to undermine the campaign of Hillary Clinton.

Lavrov: UN should not impose timeframes on Cyprus solution

Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on “the United Nations and the UN Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide to stop trying to artificially appoint timeframes for reaching agreements and imposing solutions that are rejected by any of the parties to the Cyprus settlement.”

Collateral Damage: The impact of the Russia sanctions on sanctioning countries’...

We assess the cost, in terms of export losses, of the diplomatic conflict between the Russian Federation and Western countries over 2014. The first empirical analysis exploits monthly country-level trade data. We find strong impact of the conflict on Western exports to Russia. From December ’13 to June ’15, the total

Cyprus rebels against anti-Russian sanctions

On 7th July, following the example of the French National Assembly and Senate and four regional parliaments in Italy, the Cyprus Parliament passed a resolution calling on the government to work toward ending EU sanctions on Russia. The resolution was passed with 33 votes in favour. The 17 MPs of the ruling right-wing party DISY who were present abstained.

Dutch Socialists welcome the No vote

ROEMER: "REFERENDUM RESULT IS A VICTORY FOR UKRAINE FOR THE NETHERLANDS AND FOR EUROPE" A large majority of the voters has said 'no' to the...

Holding the EU Together

Stressed by a long recession and a new refugee crisis, the European Union granted extraordinary concessions to London to keep Great Britain from splitting...