Russia and the EU

Sputnik V takes European governments apart

Sputnik V has now become a bone of contention between countries in the West. The Slovak government is about to collapse because of it. Vestnik Kavkaza analyses why the Russian vaccine is still being persecuted in Europe.

EU imposes sanctions on Russian officials

European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to impose sanctions on top Russian officials following the imprisonment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a decision that was hastened by a tense trip to Moscow by the chief EU diplomat …

European ministers agree to expand anti-Russian sanctions

During the summit in Brussels, the foreign ministers of the EU countries agreed on the expansion of personal restrictions against the citizens of the Russian Federation due to the situation with Alexei Navalny, Reuters reports citing diplomatic …

West changes its mind on global sanctions against Russia?

The U.S. is likely to hold off sanctioning any German entities for now over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia, according to four people familiar with the matter, as the Biden administration seeks to halt the project without antagonizing …

Lavrov says Russia is ready to cut EU ties

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow is ready to sever ties with the European Union, according to extracts of an interview posted on the ministry’s website on Friday. It is possible if the bloc hits Russia with …