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Europe's East 22-04-2021

US Ambassador to Belarus stranded in Vilnius: ‘Goal remains getting to Minsk’

After it was announced last year that Belarus would get a US ambassador after a 13-year hiatus, the new US ambassador to Minsk Julie Fisher was denied entry and is based currently in Vilnius, from where she spoke to EURACTIV's partner LRT.lt.
Global Europe 18-02-2021

Borrell’s Moscow trip is a learning experience, not the death of EU foreign policy

Despite EU chief diplomat Joseph Borrell’s Moscow adventure, EU foreign policy has not died, and he should not resign, writes Niklas Novaky. Niklas Novaky is a research officer for EU security and defence policy at the Wilfried Martens Centre in...
Europe's East 28-04-2015

Russians seethe over Western snub of WWII parade

One of Boris Lisitsyn's happiest memories is of being swept by a huge, joyous crowd through the streets of Moscow and onto Red Square in spontaneous celebrations when World War Two ended in Europe.
Europe's East 12-09-2014

New EU sanctions against Russia come into effect

The European Union put into effect on Friday (12 September) a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset freezes on leading Russian politicians.
Europe's East 19-08-2014

‘Dozens’ of refugees, including women and children, killed by rocket fire in Ukraine

Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed as they fled fighting in eastern Ukraine yesterday (18 August) when their convoy of buses was hit by rocket fire, military spokesmen said.
Global Europe 20-12-2011

Russia’s plan to disrupt US-European relations

As tensions between the United States and Russia increase over issues such as missile defence and WTO accession, Moscow is attempting to create a rift between Central Europeans and their North American allies, argues Lauren Goodrich.