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Recession in Europe and US is imminent, say economists
The risk of Europe and the United States entering recession has increased sharply, warn economists consulted by the Financial Times, ahead of the G7 Summit that starts this weekend. Specialists are pessimistic in view of the tightening of the monetary policy of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the worsening
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EU deplores UK’s “unilateral action” and admits to going to court
Brussels warns that it “will not renegotiate” the Northern Ireland Protocol and is already signaling the possibility of going to court to guarantee compliance with the agreement it had agreed with London. The European Union deplored today’s decision by the British Government to move forward with legislation to unilaterally amend
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EU needs to become a military power
The conflict in Ukraine has made it clear that soft power is not enough, so the European Union should become a military power. The conflict in Ukraine has made it clear that soft power is not enough so the European Union needs to become a military power, the EU’s High
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There is agreement. European Union approves embargo that will cut 90% of Russian oil imports by the end of the year
The heads of government and state of the European Union (EU) today reached an agreement for an embargo on Russian oil, announced the president of the European Council, explaining that two-thirds of European imports to Russia are at stake. The embargo will reduce the EU’s imports of Russian oil by
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Brussels presents 210 billion package to achieve independence from Russia
The Commission launches a €210 billion energy package until 2027 for the EU to be independent from Russian energy and proposes to redirect €300 billion in EU funds to finance it. The European Commission has presented an energy package of 210 billion euros until 2027 for the European Union (EU)
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EU and US show willingness to join in trade against China and Russia
The European Union (EU) and the United States took advantage of new informal trade talks today in Saclay, near Paris, to show their willingness to unite in the face of China and Russia. US and EU administration officials, meeting within the framework of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC), underlined
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European citizens and governments define proposals to improve the European Union
A more sustainable, resilient European Union, with access to better healthcare and a more inclusive economy, for example in the labor market, are some of the wishes at the base of citizens’ proposals for the future of Europe. Ending the brake on unanimity voting is a 49 proposal. Representatives from
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Europe responds to Moscow: “We will become independent of Russian energy once and for all”
Europe’s response to Russia’s decision to cut off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria will be “immediate, united and coordinated”, guarantees Ursula von der Leyen. Within hours, Europe responded to Russia’s decision to cut off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, a move taken in retaliation for sanctions imposed
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European leaders agree to ‘substantially increase’ defense spending
European leaders agreed today to “substantially increase defense spending” with enhanced capabilities and investment in innovative technologies, a need underscored by the ongoing Russian military operation in Ukraine. The “Declaration of Versailles”, adopted by the 27 after a two-day summit, also includes a reference to the mutual defense commitment, contemplated
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Estonian Prime Minister: “Putin will test the EU and we will have to resist”
Kaja Kallas, elected just over a year ago as Estonia’s head of government, stresses the need for Europe not to back down from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In a debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the daughter of a former deportee by the then Soviet regime called for
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After Ukraine and Georgia, Moldova officially requested the country’s entry into the European Union.
The President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, today officially requested the country’s entry into the European Union (EU), following the example of Ukraine and Georgia, two other European states’ former Soviet republics. “Today we signed the application for the accession of the Republic of Moldova to the EU”, said the Europeanist
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Georgia submits official application to join the European Union, following Ukraine’s example
Georgia officially presented its candidacy for membership of the European Union (EU) today, announced the prime minister of this former Soviet republic of the Caucasus, after Ukraine requested integration into the EU bloc in the face of the Russian invasion. “We are applying for EU membership”, said Irakli Garibachvili in
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