Russia and the EU

Berlin promises to improve ties with Moscow

Germany would like to improve relations with Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during a press conference in Berlin. Merkel said she will continue to work on improving relations with Russia, noting …

EU anti-Russia sanctions end on January 31?

The decision of the Council of the European Union to extend anti-Russia economic sanctions takes effect today, according to documents published in the Official Journal of the European Union. "The decision will remain in place …

EU prolongs sectoral sanctions against Russia

The Council of the European Union prolonged today the sectoral economic sanctions against Russia until January 31, 2020. "On 27 June 2019, the Council prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy …

PACE votes for Russia's return

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted today to welcome Russia back into PACE. The Russian delegation led by State Duma's Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy has arrived in Strasbourg to take part in …

Is EU heading for Russia?

The European Union is working to change the policy towards Russia, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said, speaking in Thuringia. According to him, Europe cannot build a full-fledged …