The European Union reported that they are studying the counter-sanctions of Belarus

BRUSSELS, Dec 9 – The EU is studying the retaliatory sanctions of Belarus, considers them opaque with an incomprehensible challenge mechanism, said the spokesman for the Union’s foreign policy service Peter Stano. “We saw the statement of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry on retaliatory measures to the latest package of EU sanctions. The adoption of the … Read more

Prominent financier warned of impending global economic catastrophe

MOSCOW, 9 Dec – The world is on the brink of a war between the United States and China that could lead to a global economic disaster. About this in an interview with the TV channel CNBC said American financier and founder of the investment company Bridgewater Associates Ray Dalio. According to the expert, the … Read more

Putin commented on Greece’s membership in the European Union

SOCHI, 8 Dec – Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about Greece’s membership in the European Union, said that Russia never had anything against the participation of its closest neighbors and partners in political and economic associations. “The first part of your question concerns Greece’s membership in two blocs: the military bloc – the North Atlantic … Read more

The DPR assessed the results of the talks between Putin and Biden

DONETSK, 8 Dec – The conversation between the presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, is unlikely to lead to de-escalation in Donbass, since this is not beneficial for Washington, said Vladimir Bidevka, chairman of the People’s Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. The conversation between Vladimir Putin and … Read more

The Foreign Ministry announced cooperation with Belarus in the fight against Western sanctions

MOSCOW, 8 Dec – Moscow and Minsk are coordinating efforts to take measures in response to Western sanctions, Russia will continue to closely cooperate with Belarus in countering pressure, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin. “Russia supports Belarus in resisting Western pressure. We are pursuing a coordinated policy of retaliatory measures, joint stop-lists, helping … Read more

In the Rada "thanked" The United States for the lack of sanctions on "Nord Stream – 2"

MOSCOW, 8 Dec – The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the Servant of the People party Maxim Buzhansky commented on the exclusion of sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from the draft US defense budget. Earlier, a defense budget was presented in the House of Representatives without mentioning the sanctions on Nord Stream … Read more

The presidents of the five countries agreed to continue coordination in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 – US President Joe Biden informed European leaders about his talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and agreed with them to continue close coordination on the situation around Ukraine, the White House said. After a two-hour online meeting with Putin on Tuesday, Biden called the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and … Read more

Ukrainian gas transmission system operator cut volumes of imported gas from EU in 2021

KIEV, 7 Dec – Ukraine imported about 2.6 billion cubic meters of gas from the EU countries this year, the press service of the Ukrainian GTS Operator said on Tuesday. “For 11 months of 2021, Ukraine imported 2.547 billion cubic meters of gas, exports and re-exports amounted to 2.207 billion cubic meters. In November 2021, … Read more

EU to reopen representation in Kabul within weeks

BRUSSELS, Dec 7 – The EU plans to reopen the minimum work of its representation in Kabul within a few weeks, Nabila Massrali, a spokesman for the EU’s foreign policy service, said at a briefing in Brussels. “We, as the EU, are working to re-establish our minimum presence in Kabul, for security reasons I cannot … Read more

The United States threatened to impose the worst economic sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 – The United States is threatening, together with the European Union, to impose the worst economic sanctions against Russia that have ever been imposed against another country, with the exception of Iran and the DPRK, the TV channel reports. CNN with reference to sources. “We’ve put together a damn aggressive package,” one … Read more

The European Union has increased spending on defense

BRUSSELS, 6 Dec – EU states have increased defense spending by 5% in 2020 compared to 2019, despite the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the European Defense Agency said on Monday. “For the second consecutive year, the European Defense Agency has recorded a five percent increase in defense spending, despite the economic fallout from … Read more