Tag Archives: Russia

Moscovici: Anti-Establishment Populism Pushing EU Into Unknown By
The current revolt against the political establishment and globalization in Europe could send the EU into a US-style leap into the unknown and potentially rip apart the European Union, EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has warned. Moscovici,...
German FM: EU In ‘Violent Turmoil’ That ‘Might End Up With Union’s Collapse’ By
The German Federal Foreign Office is set to open up a public debate on the future of the EU in a bid to secure the union’s future; financial crisis, refugee influx and the shock from the Brexit referendum has sent the block into “violent turmoil” which...
TTIP Tipping Point: Brexit ‘Deals a Serious Blow’ To US-EU Agreement By
In an interview with Sputnik, Francois Asselineau, chairman of France’s Popular Republican Front, told Sputnik that the UK’s decision to withdraw from the European Union has already called into question the future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment...
European Union Split Grows Over Russia Relations By
When the European Union imposed temporary sanctions on Russia over the annexation of Crimea, the “temporary” was seen by most as empty. With no real chance of Russia leaving the Crimea and the EU unified in being super outraged about that, the belief was that the sanctions...
Ignores Egypt Arms Embargo, Fueling Junta Killings By
Almost half of European Union (EU) member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Egypt, risking complicity in a wave of unlawful killings, enforced disappearances and torture, Amnesty International said today. Despite the suspension imposed after...
Obama Pitches TTIP, Calls Corporate-Backed Deals “Indisputable” Good By
Despite the tens of thousands of people who marched against the deal in Germany ahead of his arrival and the steady drop in support for such neoliberal trade deals overall, President Barack Obama stood next to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday and defended the Transatlantic...
Despite Panama Papers, EU Pitching Another Tax Evasion ‘Smokescreen’ By
The European Commission’s attempt to crack down on corporate tax evasion “is a smokescreen that will not stop multinationals dodging their taxes,” the UK-based social justice organization War on Want declared Tuesday. The proposal put forth by the Commission...
BBC Bias, Brexit, The EU, Bilderberg And Global Government By
One of the BBC’s flagship news programmes has shown a “strong” bias towards Britain staying in the European Union (EU), a media monitoring group claimed last week. From the 13th of January to the 11th of March 2016, News-watch analysed 40 editions of the popular current...
More Humanitarian Agencies Pull Out Of EU-Turkey Refugee Deal By
The UNHCR announced it was withdrawing support for the EU-Turkey deal after it said the ‘hotspots’ in which migrants are being processed in Greece are effective prisons. The EU announced on March 18 that it had reached agreement with the government in Ankara...
Europe’s Controversial New Plan To Deal With The Refugee Crisis By
European Union — Leaders at the emergency E.U. summit, focused on stemming migration to the European Union, have agreed in principle to a bold exchange plan. The proposals state that all new irregular migrants (those without correct documentation) crossing from Turkey...