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Global Europe 05-05-2008

Georgian Ambassador: ‘NATO sent the wrong signal to Russia’

Russia is destabilising the breakaway region of Abkhazia because Moscow wants to divert Georgia from its NATO bid, Salome Samadashvili, the Georgian ambassador to NATO and the EU, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Enlargement 29-04-2008

Lokshina: EU ‘credibility gap’ on human rights in Russia

With a new president taking office in Russia in early May, the EU should use this 'window of opportunity' to openly address Russian human rights violations, Tanya Lokshina of Human Rights Watch Russia told EURACTIV in an interview. Neglecting the issue due to the bloc's dependency on the country for energy is not an option, she adds.