Impossible to work with ‘Putin’s friends’ after EU elections, von der Leyen says

Ursula von der Leyen has ruled out working with political parties that are “Putin’s friends” if she is re-elected president of the European Commission. Her comments come as opinion polls project a significant, possibly seismic surge of hard-right and far-right parties after the June elections to the European Parliament. Von der Leyen’s first tenure has […]

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European countries summon Russian diplomats over Navalny death

A host of European governments Monday summoned Russian diplomats following the prison death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne said during a visit to Argentina that Russia’s ambassador in Paris would be summoned, while Norway’s foreign ministry issued a statement that it was calling on its top Russian diplomat “for […]

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Hungary’s Government Declines Offer to Meet US Senators Seeking Approval for Sweden’s NATO Bid

BUDAPEST: A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators made an official visit to Hungary’s capital Sunday and called on the nationalist government to immediately approve Sweden’s request to join NATO. Hungary is the only one of NATO’s 31 existing members not to have ratified Sweden’s bid. The Hungarian government faces mounting pressure to act after delaying […]

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Zelenskyy signs security agreements with Germany and France as Kyiv shores up war support

Germany’s Scholz has recently called on other European countries to step up aid to Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed bilateral security agreements with Germany and France on Friday. It is part of a broader move by Kyiv to shore up Western support nearly two years after Russia launched its full-scale invasion. The Ukrainian leader […]

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Alexei Navalny killed by Kremlin on Putin’s orders, alleges Zelensky amid global reactions

Alexei Navalny, the leader of the Russian opposition in prison, passed away after passing out and falling in the isolated prison colony located north of the Arctic Circle, where he was serving a lengthy sentence. Vladimir Putin has been informed about the death of Navalny, one of the Russian president’s staunchest opposers, according to Kremlin […]

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Russia puts Estonian PM on wanted list as Talinn warns of Russia attack

Russia has added Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and other Baltic state heads to their wanted list, as Tallinn warned of an imminent Russia attack due to military buildups along its borders, The Guardian reported. According to the reason stated by the Russian foreign minister Maria Zakharova, the Estonian state secretary, Taimar Peterkop, the Lithuanian […]

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