Hungary blocks EU’s new round of sanctions on Russia – FT — RT World News

Hungary blocks EU’s new round of sanctions on Russia – FT — RT World News

Source link Budapest is opposed to restrictions on Chinese firms included in Brussels’ package of measures, sources told the news outlet Hungary was the only member state that refused to sign off on the EU’s 13th package of sanctions against Russia during the meeting of the bloc’s ambassadors on Wednesday, the Financial Times has reported. […]

Netanyahu doesn’t listen to anyone – EU’s top diplomat — RT World News

Netanyahu doesn’t listen to anyone – EU’s top diplomat — RT World News

Source link Supplies of weapons to Israel should be reduced as the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignored international calls to avoid civilian casualties during the IDF’s military operation in Gaza, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said. According to the latest figures from Gaza’s health ministry, 28,473 people have been killed and […]

EU’s largest economy spending billions to replace nuclear power — RT Business News

EU’s largest economy spending billions to replace nuclear power — RT Business News

Source link Germany is set to make a large investment in four gas-fired plants, the government has announced Germany is set to spend €16 billion to construct four gas-fired power plants as it seeks to ensure an adequate supply of electricity after scrapping its nuclear reactors, the Economy Ministry announced earlier this week. This comes […]

‘You don’t need help with drones’ – EU’s top diplomat to Kiev — RT World News

‘You don’t need help with drones’ – EU’s top diplomat to Kiev — RT World News

Source link The EU will not help Ukraine obtain drones as the country is already proficient at manufacturing UAVs, the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has said. The diplomat, who visited Kiev on Wednesday, said the EU has already provided Ukraine with €88 billion ($95 billion) in aid, including €28 billion ($30 billion) in […]

No light at end of Ukrainian tunnel – EU’s Borrell — RT World News

No light at end of Ukrainian tunnel – EU’s Borrell — RT World News

Source link The top diplomat has demanded “full cooperation from our partners” on sanctions against Russia EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that despite the West’s best efforts to help Kiev and “weaken” Moscow, sanctions have largely failed to achieve their goals and more cooperation was needed from Central Asian states to isolate […]

Unions sound alarm over EU’s industrial collapse — RT Business News

Unions sound alarm over EU’s industrial collapse — RT Business News

Source link High energy prices are dampening production and hurting the region’s competitiveness, data shows Russian Market is a project by a financial blogger, Swiss journalist and political commentator based in Zurich. Follow him on X @runews Major European trade unions are raising the alarm due to the major downturn in the EU’s industrial sectors. The relentless […]

Macron admits EU’s Russia sanctions have failed — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Macron admits EU’s Russia sanctions have failed — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The French president blamed the West’s inability to collapse the Russian economy on countries helping Moscow circumvent sanctions The EU must maintain its support for Ukraine and prevent Russia from winning on the battlefield despite rising doubts about Kiev’s future, insisted French President Emmanuel Macron in an interview with France TV on Wednesday. […]

EU’s Borrell admits repercussions from losing Russian energy — RT World News

EU’s Borrell admits repercussions from losing Russian energy — RT World News

Source link The bloc has paid a high price for cutting economic ties with Moscow, Brussels’ top diplomat has said By weaning itself off Russian energy after the start of the Ukraine conflict, the EU may have simply traded one dependency for another, the bloc’s top diplomat Josep Borrell has said. Speaking at a geopolitical […]

Austrian chancellor missed adoption of EU’s latest Russia sanctions – Politico — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Austrian chancellor missed adoption of EU’s latest Russia sanctions – Politico — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Karl Nehammer, whose country opposed the restrictions, was reportedly out of the room when the decision was made European Union member states have agreed to a 12th package of sanctions against Russia; however, Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, who had been holding up a decision on the latest set of punitive measures targeting Moscow, […]

EU’s von der Leyen issues reality check for Ukrainian membership — RT World News

EU’s von der Leyen issues reality check for Ukrainian membership — RT World News

Source link The European Commission chief said the bloc’s upcoming summit will merely consider starting accession talks, not Kiev’s admission Ukraine’s possible accession to the EU will not be on the agenda at the bloc’s summit this week, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said. She noted that the 27 leaders would merely […]

Zelensky clamps down on corruption to win EU’s favor — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky clamps down on corruption to win EU’s favor — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The bloc has made anti-graft reform one of the key conditions for starting accession talks Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has approved a new package of laws aimed at tackling the country’s endemic corruption, in hopes of bringing Kiev closer to EU membership. On Friday, Zelensky signed three bills into law which had been […]

EU’s green initiative could de-industrialize Africa, official warns — RT Africa

EU’s green initiative could de-industrialize Africa, official warns — RT Africa

Source link The so-called Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism threatens to cost the continent $25 billion per year, Akinwumi Adesina says An EU plan to impose a carbon tax on imports would cost Africa as much as $25 billion a year, the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has warned, adding that the continent […]

This simple move by China could demolish the EU’s aggressive agenda — RT World News

This simple move by China could demolish the EU’s aggressive agenda — RT World News

Source link Visa-free travel may not seem like a big deal, but it throws a spanner in the works of the rhetoric about a “closed” and “bad-for-business” Beijing By Timur Fomenko, political analyst Last week, Beijing announced that the citizens of six EU countries – Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Portugal – will be […]

EU’s top diplomat tells Israel ‘one horror does not justify another’ — RT World News

EU’s top diplomat tells Israel ‘one horror does not justify another’ — RT World News

Source link Josep Borrell has said he is “shocked by the human suffering” on both sides of the conflict The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has urged Israelis to not be “consumed by rage” over Hamas’ deadly October 7 attack, arguing that one act of violence can not warrant another. Speaking during his […]