Director of the Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Europe’s economic stability is uncertain

05.02.2018, Moscow.

Over the last decade, the economic security of Europe became uncertain, said the Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Science Alexey Gromyko on February 5. The scientist delivered his speech at the international conference “Social inequality and fight against it” in the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, a Rossa Primavera correspondent reports. Contine reading

Russian Human Well-Being Service warned of measles outbreak in Ukraine and the EU

15.01.2018, Moscow.

Due to the worsening epidemiological situation in neighboring countries sanitary and quarantine control at the Russian border is strengthened, the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) press center reported on January 15. Contine reading

EU imposes sanctions against Caracas

14.11.2017, EU.

The EU Council of Foreign Ministers decided to embargo any arms supplies to Venezuela, RT reported on November 13.

The EU substantiated the arms embargo by reasons of humanitarian nature. The main argument is that arms could be used “for internal repression”. Another condition for lifting the sanctions is the introduction of domestic policy measures which would be accepted by the EU: an election recognized to be democratic by the Europeans, release of “political prisoners”, and respect for “democratic institutes”. Also, the EU, inspired by the example of the USA, reserves the right to impose personal sanctions against Venezuelan officials. Contine reading

Hungary to demand revising EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

11.10.2017, Hungary.

The Ukrainian Education Act violates the norms of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement; therefore, Hungary is going to launch a revision of this Agreement, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on October 9 at a meeting with Transcarpathian Hungarians, the Magyar Nemzet newspaper reports. Contine reading