Russia and the EU

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 …

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Aksenov: sanctions against Crimea embarrassment for EU

The extension of the EU sanctions against the Crimea is a manifestation of the totalitarian thinking of Western leaders who do not accept the free choice of the peoples of the republic, the head of Crimea Sergey Aksenov said. …

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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 …

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 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 …

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Chizhov: EU remains Russia’s key trade partner

The European Union remains Russia’s key trade partner, with trade turnover on the rise despite sanctions, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said. According to the …

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Russia wants 'ironclad guarantees' on Turkish Stream

Russia counts on the European Union's ironclad guarantees on the Turkish Stream pipeline project's second leg, given the disappointing experience of the South Stream project, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei …

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G7 summit proves Russia's return not needed

The results of the latest Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy showcase that Russia's return to a format is generally not needed, Russia's Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said. …

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Juncker: we should mend ties with Russia

The European Union is willing to mend ties with Russia, despite frictions over a number of controversial issues, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. Speaking with the Romanian newspaper Adevarul, …

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Why does EU impose sanctions only against Russia?

Ukraine has been constantly avoiding direct dialogue with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, but the European Union impose sanctions over the implementation of the Minsk agreements only against Russia, the …

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Mogherini to arrive in Moscow on April 24

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will pay a working visit to Russia on April 24 to hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. …

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EU invites Lavrov to Brussels meeting on Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was invited to the international donor conference on Syria. The invitation was sent by the European Union. "We invited Lavrov to the conference on Syria," TASS quoted a …

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