Russia and the EU

EU reflects on how to deal with Russia

 EU High Representative Josep Borrell believes that Russia will not modify its behavioural pattern in the near future, in his opinion, the EU has to factor this in. "Ultimately, Russia is our biggest neighbour. It will …

How did Crimea change under European sanctions

On June 21, 2021, the European Union once again extended economic sanctions against Crimea for a year, prohibiting individuals and organizations from importing products from the peninsula and from Sevastopol. Investment, trade and the tourism …

Russia's Sberbank to reduce presence in Europe

Sberbank plans to reduce presence of its banking business in European countries within 1-2 years, First Deputy CEO of the bank Lev Khasis told TASS in an interview on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). …

EU countries continue to into into Russia

Russia ranks 11th among the most attractive countries for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Europe, according to a new study by Ernst & Young, which will be presented on June 3 at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. …

Chizhov: Russia ready to revive dialogue with EU

Russia is ready to revive dialogue with the European Union but it remains unclear when the European Union itself will be ready for that, Russian Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said. "Once again, I say that we …