Putin dismissed Chizhov from the post of permanent representative to the EU

Vladimir Chizhov has been Russia's representative to the EU since 2005. Against the backdrop of deteriorating relations with the West, he announced the “completion of the business trip” (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Vladimir Chizhov Russian President Vladimir Putin by his decree released Vladimir Chizhov from the post of […]

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Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers

Putin: The EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer 300 thousand tons of fertilizers to poor countries for free media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/66/756636674281664.png" alt="Putin said that the EU did not respond to the proposal to transfer fertilizers" /> The European Union has […]

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The Czech Republic declared Hungary “on the edge of the abyss” and allowed its exit from the EU

Minister for European Affairs Mikulas Beck stressed that Budapest disagrees with Brussels on many issues and, against this background, “came to the edge of the abyss.” Now he needs to decide whether to jump or not, he noted Mikulas Beck Hungary's position on various issues, including sanctions against Russia, often differs from the position of […]

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The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine

Prior to this, the EU representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, voiced the idea of ​​sending an EU training mission to one of Ukraine's neighboring countries. The German Ministry of Defense was skeptical of the initiative < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/31/756618490976310.jpg" alt="The German Defense Ministry ruled out sending EU troops to Ukraine" /> The sending of […]

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Estonia proposes EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia

Estonia invited the EC to strengthen sanctions against Russia and restrictions on SWIFT In particular, Tallinn proposes to introduce additional restrictions on the use of SWIFT system by Russian banks. Estonia sent its proposals to the European Commission < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/9/59/756617538046599.jpg" alt="Estonia proposed the EU to introduce new sanctions against Russia" /> Urmas Reinsalu […]

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France and Germany will support the continuation of the issuance of EU visas to Russians

Countries believe that entry permits should be given to people “not affiliated with the state”, including students and scientists France and Germany intend to advocate continuing to issue EU visas to Russians, they will announce this during an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Prague next week, writes Bloomberg, citing document prepared by the […]

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FT learns of EU readiness to suspend visa agreement with Russia

This idea is going to be supported by the foreign ministers of the EU countries at a meeting next week. If the visa facilitation agreement is suspended, it will be more difficult, longer and more expensive for Russians to obtain Schengen visas 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Ministers […]

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FT learns of EU requests to Turkey to explain trade with Russia

EU countries, which are concerned about the growing cooperation between Ankara and Moscow, began to contact the Turkish authorities on this issue. They are worried that Turkey can help Russia circumvent the imposed sanctions max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/4/37/756606716813374.jpg" alt="The FT learned about EU requests […]

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The Prime Minister of Belarus promised the EU to “mirror” the confiscation of the country’s property

According to Roman Golovchenko, so far there have been no cases of confiscation or nationalization in the EU, but if they arise, Belarus will take similar retaliatory measures Roman Golovchenko In European countries, there are threats of nationalization, confiscation or seizure of Belarusian property— if they are implemented, Minsk will take retaliatory measures, said Belarusian […]

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Lithuania called for a ban on the entry of Russians on Schengen visas throughout the EU

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry believes that restrictions on entry into the EU for Russians will be more effective if they are introduced at the community level. In Germany, they doubted this possibility, the European Commission noted that such a ban is not provided for by the rules type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) […]

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The Czech Republic will propose to EU foreign ministers to ban the issuance of visas to Russians

“Russians must understand that such a belligerent policy has consequences,” the head of the Czech Foreign Ministry said, adding that Prague had already initiated discussions. He promised to raise this issue at a summit with EU colleagues on August 31< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/1/28/756603189322281.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< […]

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EU allowed Lithuania to transit coal to Kaliningrad with restrictions

Lithuanian railways may continue to transit coal to Kaliningrad, despite the sanctions, however, subject to restrictions, the EC decided. The Lithuanian railway operator estimated the share of refusal in the transit of goods from Russia at 5%< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/673xH/media/img/4/45/756601232121454.png 673w" media="(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min- device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/4/45/756601232121454.webp 800w" […]

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