About: Oleg Orlov

Global Europe 17-10-2014

Serbia gives Putin imperial welcome

Serbia feted Russia's Vladimir Putin with troops, tanks and fighter jets yesterday (16 October) to mark seven decades since the Red Army liberated Belgrade, balancing its ambitions for  European integration with enduring reverence for a big-power ally deeply at odds with the West.
Pussy Riot
Europe's East 02-04-2014

Pussy Riot warn against new Iron Curtain

 ‘Guest stars’ Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the two most famous members of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, called on the EU to go for bolder sanctions against Putin’s entourage, demanding tighter control of European funds allocated to Russia.

Want to know what's going on in the EU Capitals daily? Subscribe now to our new 9am newsletter.