Council of Europe

European Council approves sanctions against Russians

Foreign Ministers of the 27 European Union members have approved new sanctions against 11 natural persons, including from Russia and China, who the union believes to be complicit in human rights violations, a source in one of the delegations to …

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EU formally signs post-Brexit trade deal with UK

The European Union’s top officials formally signed the long fought-over post-Brexit trade deal with the United Kingdom on Wednesday. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council president Charles …

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Karasin: Russia to attend CoE ministerial in Tbilisi

Former Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigori Karasin said that a Russian delegation will attend the Council of Europe ministerial in Tbilisi in May 2020. He added that as of now he does not know the composition …

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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 …

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EU officially extends 'Crimean' sanctions on Russia

The European Union officially extended economic sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol by one year, according to the European Council's statement released today. The European Union’s Committee of Permanent …

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 Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

The Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs will meet on June 11 to discuss cooperation with the Council of Europe, including the current situation within its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), Chairman of the Russian …

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Russia to stay in PACE

Members of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers have agreed that Russia will stay in the Council’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), German foreign minister Heiko Maas said. According to him, it …

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