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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe’s Leaders Struggle Over Donald Trump Strategy

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe’s Leaders Struggle Over Donald Trump Strategy

As the director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, Mark Leonard, notes: “Trump is the first American president since the EU was created not to be in favor of deeper European integration.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘EU, UK Free Labor Movement to End’ After Brexit

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘EU, UK Free Labor Movement to End’ After Brexit

According to reports, Britain and the EU have failed to reach an agreement on the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and Britons in Europe after Brexit.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU to US: Sanction Russia, Face ‘Unintended Consequences’

EUROPE POLITICS: EU to US: Sanction Russia, Face ‘Unintended Consequences’

“We understand that the Russia/Iran sanctions bill is driven primarily by domestic considerations,” read the statement in reference to a last month bill passed by US Senate.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Gazprom Splits the EU Apart

EUROPE POLITICS: Gazprom Splits the EU Apart

Reality shows that two lines of Nord Stream 2 enter German spot market refilling it with 55 billion cubic meters of gas due to new capacities.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

Theresa May Brexit minister, veteran anti-EU campaigner David Davis is expected to meet Barnier, a French former cabinet minister, at European Commission’s Berlaymont headquarters on Monday morning.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Parliament Says UK Rights of EU Citizens Casts Dark Cloud of Vagueness, Uncertainty

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Parliament Says UK Rights of EU Citizens Casts Dark Cloud of Vagueness, Uncertainty

“It was damp squib, proposing Europeans obtain status of ‘third-country nationals’ in UK with fewer rights than British citizens are offered throughout EU.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: Germany, France, Russia Stress Ukraine Truce Implementation

EUROPE POLITICS: Germany, France, Russia Stress Ukraine Truce Implementation

Kremlin complained that the Minsk accords were being implemented “too slowly,” stressing that there needs to be measures leading to a genuine ceasefire in Ukraine.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Mocks UK After EU-Japan Trade Deal Agreed

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Mocks UK After EU-Japan Trade Deal Agreed

The photo was accompanied by the caption: “We did it. We concluded EU-Japan political and trade talks. EU is more and more engaged globally. Global Europe!”

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EUROPE POLITICS: Protesters to G20 Members: ‘Welcome to Hell’

EUROPE POLITICS: Protesters to G20 Members: ‘Welcome to Hell’

“Welcome to Hell”. That’s the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

Presently, the EU only sets standards to ensure construction materials can be shipped across borders within the bloc, although EU sources said the Commission had decided long before the Grenfell fire to draw up new rules to harmonise fire-safety tests for building facades.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cooler stance toward Europe had given the effort some fresh momentum.

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO War Game Defends Baltic Weak Spot for First Time

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO War Game Defends Baltic Weak Spot for First Time

“The training helps present credible defense force that will deter aggression, but if not we’ll be prepared to move to defend the borders of NATO,” Gventer.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Sanctions Against Russia: Why Should We Care?

EUROPE POLITICS: Sanctions Against Russia: Why Should We Care?

A drop of turnover with Russia is not about the impact of sanctions but rather a result of the stagnancy in the Russian economy which has raw-materials export model of development.

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Joints Forces Struggling With Hybrid Threats Posed By Russia

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Joints Forces Struggling With Hybrid Threats Posed By Russia

NATO Secretary General also emphasized that the consent of all states was achieved in this issue which attests to unity and consolidation being prerequisite for deterrence against aggression from Russia.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump

EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump

“We expect Trump to recommit to NATO’s founding rule that an attack against one ally is an attack against all,” said a senior European diplomat at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Under Pressure to Assure NATO Allies He Has Their Back

EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Under Pressure to Assure NATO Allies He Has Their Back

“The problem in the plan is that President Trump is the only president who has not yet explicitly endorsed Article 5,” said Thomas Wright of the Brookings Institution think tank. “I understand that is not an accident.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: US ‘Losing Leadership’ in World: EU Federica Mogherini

EUROPE POLITICS: US ‘Losing Leadership’ in World: EU Federica Mogherini

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the United States is “losing its leadership” position in the world, presenting an “opportunity” for the EU to become a “reliable partner” on the international stage. “There is an opportunity for the

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EUROPE POLITICS: Jean-Claude Juncker Says He’ll Stop ‘Speaking English’

EUROPE POLITICS: Jean-Claude Juncker Says He’ll Stop ‘Speaking English’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker joked, “Slowly but surely, English is losing importance.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Counters ‘Resurgent Russia’ With ‘Historic Role as War Fighting Command’

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Counters ‘Resurgent Russia’ With ‘Historic Role as War Fighting Command’

“We deplore that deployment, for it raises tensions in Europe along the border between NATO and Russia. Russia doesn’t pose any threat to Estonia nor any other NATO member state,” Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko recently told the Daily Mail.

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EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity

EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity

The question is: what was Russian motivation for such different politicians to visit Yalta International Economic Forum?

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