Tonnes of food imported to Russia from the West despite an embargo and confiscated by customs officers has been destroyed since Thursday. While some commentators see this as a sacrilege, others question the effectiveness of the EU sanctions that preceded Moscow’s food embargo.
The anti-war movement, with all its errors and omissions, is central to Corbyn’s popular appeal.
After five years of crisis marked by rising technocracy and #ThisIsACouphashtags, is the hope of a truly democratic Europe still real? In this second episode of the new web-show TalkReal we continue asking whether change in Europe is still possible. (Video, 23 mins)
EU politicians can promote ‘European’ values by stopping their support for autocratic regimes, and by starting to ask tough questions about radicalisation.
The European Commission today approved €2.4 of aid over six years for countries including Greece and Italy that have struggled to cope with a surge in numbers of immigrants.
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