Polish farmers begin protest at border with Lithuania — RT World News

Polish farmers begin protest at border with Lithuania — RT World News

Source link The demonstrators claim Ukrainian grain is being imported into Poland through the fellow EU country Polish farmers have launched a week-long protest along the border with Lithuania against the importation of Ukrainian grain, the authorities of the Baltic state said. The agricultural workers have been blocking checkpoints on the Ukrainian frontier for months […]

Ukrainian imports costing EU farmers billions – official — RT Business News

Ukrainian imports costing EU farmers billions – official — RT Business News

Source link The EU’s agricultural sector lost €19 billion ($20.6 billion) in 2022 and 2023 as a result of a liberalization of trade with Ukraine, European Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski announced on Monday. Members of the bloc lifted tariffs and quotas in 2022 for Ukrainian agricultural produce in order to enable foodstuffs, mainly grain, to […]

Police fire tear gas at protesting farmers in Brussels — RT Business News

Police fire tear gas at protesting farmers in Brussels — RT Business News

Source link The demonstrators converged on EU headquarters where the bloc’s agricultural ministers were meeting on Monday Police fired tear gas to disperse protesting farmers near the European Council’s main building in Brussels on Monday, according to footage posted on social media. Farmers angry at what they perceive as excessive bureaucracy and competition from cheap […]

Polish farmers block highway into Germany (VIDEO) — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Polish farmers block highway into Germany (VIDEO) — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The protesters have called on Prime Minister Donald Tusk to discuss Warsaw’s withdrawal from the EU’s Green Deal proposals Polish farmers blocked a major highway into Germany on Sunday, in protest against EU environmental proposals and uncontrolled imports of cheap produce from countries such as Ukraine. According to the RFM FM media outlet, […]

Farmers storm Paris fair, clash with police (VIDEO) — RT World News

Farmers storm Paris fair, clash with police (VIDEO) — RT World News

Source link The protesters have been rallying against rising costs, taxes, and strict EU regulations French farmers stormed into a major Paris farm fair on Saturday ahead of a visit by President Emmanuel Macron, and ended up scuffling with riot police. They have been protesting restrictive EU environmental regulations, as well as rising costs and […]

Polish farmers want to ‘humiliate’ Ukraine – Zelensky aide — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Polish farmers want to ‘humiliate’ Ukraine – Zelensky aide — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Mikhail Podoliak has dismissed protests against cheap grain imports as an attempt to hit his country’s “most painful point” Polish farmers protesting near the border with Ukraine are trying to “humiliate” their neighbor and inflict as much pain as possible, President Vladimir Zelensky’s most senior adviser, Mikhail Podoliak, claimed on Wednesday. His comments […]

Zelensky criticizes protesting Polish farmers — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky criticizes protesting Polish farmers — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link News about the blockade seems like “outright mockery” for Ukrainian soldiers, the president has said President Vladimir Zelensky has lashed out at Polish activists who are blocking Ukrainian grain from entering their country. News of the protests “seems like outright mockery” to Ukraine’s soldiers, he said. Polish farmers opposed to competition from cheaper […]

Polish farmers blocking defense aid from reaching Kiev – activist — RT World News

Polish farmers blocking defense aid from reaching Kiev – activist — RT World News

Source link Agriculturalists have been staging protests at the border for months, decrying the flow of cheap Ukrainian produce into the country Polish farmers demanding an end to the inflow of cheaper produce are blocking trucks carrying Kiev-bound military aid, a Ukrainian activist has claimed. The protesters had earlier vowed to disrupt the transportation of […]

Czech prime minister calls protesting farmers ‘supporters of Moscow’ — RT World News

Czech prime minister calls protesting farmers ‘supporters of Moscow’ — RT World News

Source link Hundreds of tractors have blocked downtown Prague as part of demonstrations against EU agriculture policies Czech farmers protesting against EU agriculture policies, environmental requirements and high energy prices have been described as supporters of Russia by Prime Minister Petr Fiala. On Monday, hundreds of tractors blocked off sections of Prague and disrupted traffic […]

WTO could prevent India from striking deal with protesting farmers – reports — RT India

WTO could prevent India from striking deal with protesting farmers – reports — RT India

Source link The world’s largest exporting countries are opposed to the introduction of minimum pricing for agricultural crops A group of the world’s largest agricultural exporters has raised concerns over India’s subsidization of farmers with the World Trade Organization (WTO), arguing that it harms the global market, the Indian Express reported on Thursday. The Cairns […]

New Delhi fortifies borders as farmers in tractors descend on capital — RT India

New Delhi fortifies borders as farmers in tractors descend on capital — RT India

Source link Over 200 unions are staging the protest, urging government to enact laws guaranteeing minimum prices for agricultural commodities Roads leading into India’s capital New Delhi from surrounding states were sealed on Tuesday and security beefed up as members of over 200 farmers’ unions made their way towards the capital to demand a legal […]

Polish farmers ‘pro-Russian’ – Ukrainian mayor — RT World News

Polish farmers ‘pro-Russian’ – Ukrainian mayor — RT World News

Source link The official made the claim after protesters dumped grain from vehicles trying to enter Poland Protesting Polish farmers, who offloaded grain from Ukrainian trucks onto a road near the countries’ shared border, are acting in Russia’s interest, Andrey Sadovoy, the mayor Lviv, has claimed. The incident happened on Sunday outside the Dorohusk checkpoint, […]