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Kremlin: Russia may retaliate for extended EU sanctions

Russia reserves the right to take retaliatory steps against the European Union after the bloc decided to extend its economic sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, Reuters reported. "No one has abolished the principle …

EU extends anti-Russian sanctions by six months

The Council of the European Union officially prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of Russia’s economy by six months until January 31, 2018, according to a statement published on Wednesday. "This decision …

Europe changes its view on the US

Many in the EU oppose Trump's plans to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border and withdraw the United States from international climate change and trade agreements

EU: Nagorno-Karabakh status quo is unsustainable

The European Union commented the recent violations of the ceasefire, which have resulted in multiple casualties on the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. The statement says that recent violations of the ceasefire are …

EU leaders vote to extend sanctions on Russia

The leaders of the European Union (EU) have agreed to extend sanctions against Russia, following a similar move by the US this week, Belfast Telegraph reports. European Council president Donald Tusk tweeted on …

Poroshenko: EU will extend anti-Russian sanctions

A meeting of the Council of the European Union will take place on Thursday, June 22. The decision to extend sanctions against Russia will be made there, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a briefing in Brussels. …

Europe stands up for Russian gas pipelines to US

Europe is displeased with the US pressure on European companies that partake in development of energy supplies to Europe, Austria’s Chancellor Christian Kern said at the Austrian World Summit. According …

Kremlin believes EU sanctions backfire on initiators

The Kremlin still believes that the European Union’s sanctions against Russia are not legitimate and first and foremost backfire on the European countries, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said about the …

 EU prolongs sanctions against Crimea

  The European Union foreign ministers have prolonged restrictions against Crimea and Sevastopol for one year, the EU’s press-service said. The sanctions were prolonged until June 23, 2018 The …