Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers

Putin: The EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer 300 thousand tons of fertilizers to poor countries for free media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/66/756636674281664.png" alt="Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers" /> The European Union has […]

Media: Kazakhstan began to detain Russian trucks with goods from the EU

“Izvestia” found out the details of the detention of 8 motorways to Russia by Astana. The media has learned that heavy trucks carrying goods from the EU countries to Russia are being detained in Kazakhstan. According to Izvestia, about eight road trains are already being detained in the neighboring country for an indefinite period. p> […]

Berlusconi called for the EU to become a “world-class military power”

Berlusconi called for the EU to be made a “world-class military power” because of China and communism About 2 billion people today live under communism, while it does not guarantee political rights, and opposition is suppressed, Berlusconi said. Ex-Prime Minister of Italy called China a threat to European countries in the military sphere (max-width: 320px) […]

Ex-CIA adviser: EU in the fight against Russia faced an unusual problem

The financial expert stressed that signs of a recession in Europe are already evident. US financial expert, former CIA adviser James Rickards said that the West faced unusual problems in its desire to defeat Russia. In particular, an energy crisis is raging in Europe, provoked by economic sanctions imposed on Russia. The publication “PolitRussia” with […]

Norway warns of worsening EU crisis with gas price cap

Norway's ministry warns of worsening crisis in EU due to gas price ceiling Deputy Energy Minister Andreas Eriksen explained that the price ceiling will not solve the fundamental problem – lack of resources. Instead, demand will increase, and the authorities of the EU countries will have to restrict consumption even more severely =”(max-width: 320px) and […]

Finnish Foreign Minister allowed a complete EU ban on issuing visas to Russians

Finnish Foreign Minister: EU may completely ban visas to Russians If the EU decides to completely ban tourist visas, then European countries, including Finland, should have another type of visa in reserve, for example, for journalists and civil activists, the country's Foreign Ministry noted The European Union may completely ban the issuance of tourist visas […]

FT learned about US and EU plans to put pressure on Turkey over Mir cards

FT: The US and the EU will put pressure on Turkish banks that have connected to the Mir system The EU intends to send a delegation to Turkey amid fears of circumventing sanctions against Russia, the newspaper writes. There are now many partners of Russia in Turkey – only some of the banks are not […]

The Czech Republic declared Hungary “on the edge of the abyss” and allowed its exit from the EU

Minister for European Affairs Mikulas Beck stressed that Budapest disagrees with Brussels on many issues and, against this background, “came to the edge of the abyss.” Now he needs to decide whether to jump or not, he noted Mikulas Beck Hungary's position on various issues, including sanctions against Russia, often differs from the position of […]

The media reported on the imminent capitulation of the EU to Russia

The Turkish edition made an unexpected conclusion from the anti-Russian sanctions. Countries – EU members may soon capitulate to Russia. The reason will be problems with the supply of gas, according to media analysts. The authors of the Turkish edition of Sabah believe that at the moment the EU cannot find a worthy solution to […]

EU countries bordering Russia decided to restrict the entry of Russians

Photo: Global Look Press Finnish, Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian officials intend to meet soon to discuss introduction of visa restrictions for Russians. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. It is noted that restrictions may be imposed on citizens of the Russian Federation who enter these countries by land. As stated by Lithuanian Foreign […]

The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine

Prior to this, the EU representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, voiced the idea of ​​sending an EU training mission to one of Ukraine's neighboring countries. The German Ministry of Defense was skeptical of the initiative < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/31/756618490976310.jpg" alt="The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine" /> The sending of […]

Borrell doubted the decision of the EU on a complete ban on the issuance of visas to Russians

Borrell: the ban on the issuance of Schengen visas for all Russians will be deprived of support in the EU The question of the ban on the issuance of visas to Russians will be discussed at a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Prague. According to Borrell, the ministers are unlikely to agree on a […]

Estonia proposes EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia

Estonia invited the EC to strengthen sanctions against Russia and restrictions on SWIFT In particular, Tallinn proposes to introduce additional restrictions on the use of SWIFT system by Russian banks. Estonia sent its proposals to the European Commission < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/9/59/756617538046599.jpg" alt="Estonia proposed the EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia" /> Urmas Reinsalu […]

France and Germany will support the continuation of the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Countries believe that entry permits should be given to people “not affiliated with the state”, including students and scientists France and Germany intend to advocate continuing to issue EU visas to Russians, they will announce this during an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Prague next week, writes Bloomberg, citing document prepared by the […]

Daily Express: Russia could deal a death blow to the EU on September 2

The EU countries are afraid that Russia simply will not turn on “SP-1” after September 2. The Daily Express analyst Thibaut Spirle believes that in early autumn, or rather, before September 2, the Russian authorities may cut off gas through “Nord Stream – 1”, which will deal a mortal blow to the European Union. The […]

FT learns of EU readiness to suspend visa agreement with Russia

This idea is going to be supported by the foreign ministers of the EU countries at a meeting next week. If the visa facilitation agreement is suspended, it will be more difficult, longer and more expensive for Russians to obtain Schengen visas 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Ministers […]

The Czech minister saw the risk of a revolution in the EU due to the energy crisis

Czech Minister Blazek warned of the risk of a revolution in the European Union due to the energy crisis The Czech Republic has the most dramatic situation in the social sphere since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 due to rising energy prices, warned the Ministry of Justice of the republic. Minister Blazek urged the authorities […]

CNN learned about fears in the EU about the destruction of the consensus on support for Ukraine

CNN: There are fears in the EU and NATO that the consensus on support for Ukraine could collapse According to the channel, officials in the EU and NATO are concerned about the possible collapse of the consensus on Ukraine, as Europeans face rising food and electricity prices, and Europe itself is under threat recessions < […]

FT learns of EU requests to Turkey to explain trade with Russia

EU countries, which are concerned about the growing cooperation between Ankara and Moscow, began to contact the Turkish authorities on this issue. They are worried that Turkey can help Russia circumvent the imposed sanctions max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/37/756606716813374.jpg" alt="The FT learned about EU requests […]

The Prime Minister of Belarus promised the EU to “mirror” the confiscation of the country’s property

According to Roman Golovchenko, so far there have been no cases of confiscation or nationalization in the EU, but if they arise, Belarus will take similar retaliatory measures Roman Golovchenko In European countries, there are threats of nationalization, confiscation or seizure of Belarusian property— if they are implemented, Minsk will take retaliatory measures, said Belarusian […]

Lithuania called for a ban on the entry of Russians on Schengen visas throughout the EU

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry believes that restrictions on entry into the EU for Russians will be more effective if they are introduced at the community level. In Germany, they doubted this possibility, the European Commission noted that such a ban is not provided for by the rules type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) […]

Finnish president sees energy crisis as a risk to EU unity

Niinistö expressed growing concern about a possible escalation in Ukraine and noted that it was “impossible to imagine” what a new beginning of relations between the West and Russia would be Sauli Niinistö Energy The crisis and the consequences of the economic downturn against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine may affect the unity […]

The Czech Republic will propose to EU foreign ministers to ban the issuance of visas to Russians

“Russians must understand that such a belligerent policy has consequences,” the head of the Czech Foreign Ministry said, adding that Prague had already initiated discussions. He promised to raise this issue at a summit with EU colleagues on August 31< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/1/28/756603189322281.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< […]

EU allowed Lithuania to transit coal to Kaliningrad with restrictions

Lithuanian railways may continue to transit coal to Kaliningrad, despite the sanctions, however, subject to restrictions, the EC decided. The Lithuanian railway operator estimated the share of refusal in the transit of goods from Russia at 5%< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/4/45/756601232121454.png 673w" media="(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min- device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/4/45/756601232121454.webp 800w" […]

EU approves decision to cut gas consumption by 15% this winter

The Council of the European Union approved the decision to cut gas consumption by 15% this winter By reducing consumption by 15%, the EU wants to “save in anticipation of winter in order to prepare for possible interruptions in gas supplies from Russia.” The measure will be voluntary, but in case of a serious threat […]

Estonian Foreign Minister proposed to ban the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Estonian Foreign Minister proposed to include a ban on issuing visas to Russians in the new EU sanctions Estonian Foreign Minister believes that the ban on Russians entering the EU should be included in the next package of sanctions. The European Commission previously pointed out that such an idea is contrary to EU norms, and […]