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Global Europe 30-04-2021

EU should impose anti-corruption sanctions on Russians, MEPs say

The European Union should follow Britain's example and impose new anti-corruption sanctions on Russians suspected of fraud and graft, the European Parliament said on Thursday (29 April) in a resolution that reflected hardening attitudes to Moscow.
Global Europe 09-02-2021

Under pressure, Borrell hardens towards Russia sanctions

Facing calls of resignation, EU’s chief diplomat Joseph Borrell on Tuesday (9 February) announced ‘concrete proposals’ towards sanctioning Moscow, as MEPs accused him of ‘falling into a trap’ set by Russia’ foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. “It will be for the...
Global Europe 05-02-2021

Russia receives Borrell with ‘provocative choreography’

On his trip to Moscow, EU’s chief diplomat Joseph Borrell on Friday (5 February) told his hosts that their treatment of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny represented ‘a low point’ in ties, as his case had added a new irritant...