Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. United Russia gets a b(e)are majority in Duma - Dossier

    According to the preliminary results of Duma elections “United Russia” will secure 343 seats (out of 450), Communist Party – 42, LDPR – 39 and “Just Russia” – 23. “United Russia” got 100 seats more than in 2011. On 18 September, from 08:00 to 20:00, Russians had twelve hours to vote for their new...

  2. EU prepares sanctions against Russia over Crimea - Dossier

    On Wednesday 12 March, the European Parliament agreed on a framework for sanctions against Russia. The sanctions would impose travel bans and asset freezes on people and firms Brussels believes to have violated the integrity of Ukraine. The EU is prepared to take harsher measures such as arms embargo’s and trade...

  3. UPDATED - Malaysian MH17 crash : anger grows as investigations stagnate - Dossier

    This article has been updated to take into account the latest developments on the issue. UPDATES (29 July) - EU and US agree to increase sanctions against Russia . The decision takes places while concerns raise about Russia’s potential intervention in Ukraine. They should start targeting whole sectors, and no longer...

  4. European sanctions against Russia enter into force - Dossier

    Today, on 12 September, a new wave of sanctions against Russia that the European Union (EU) agreed upon during a Council meeting on 8 September will enter into force. In light of the decisive role that Russia has played in intensifying the conflict in eastern Ukraine between the Ukrainian government and the...

  5. The War of the Words - Dossier

    Cold war heating up quickly as UN Security Council convenes on Russia and Ukraine-conflict. On the 9th and 10th of November NATO reported “thousands of Russian troops, along with columns of tanks, artillery and air-defence systems crossing the Russian-Ukraine border into Eastern Ukraine”. (1) Though in essence...

  6. Will Putin survive Ukraine? - Dossier

    Putin’s position is anything but self-evident. On December 4 th , 2011, the Duma election was a severe loss for Vladimir Putin and his party ‘United Russia’. The party’s previous advantage of 64% now fell to a slight majority of 50%(1), and more than 30.000 protesters signed up for a protest on December 10 th...

  7. Tensions escalate over Ukraine-Russia conflict as Russia opens new front in Ukraine - Dossier

    Invasion The Russian advance and new front came just as Ukrainian forces were gaining on the pro-Russian rebels in the East of the country, virtually encircling them in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions. The new southern front opened by the capture of Novoazovsk is strategically important as it opens access to the black...

  8. Impressions: Opposition in Putin's Russia - Dossier

    On Wednesday, the 13th of May, FMS organized a debate on the opposition in Russia in De Balie, Amsterdam. Joined by approximately sixty gripped by the domestic situation in Russia, we were welcomed by Arjen Berkvens, the moderator for the discussion. He introduced the speakers for the evening: Russian opposition...

  9. Moldova fears Russia intervention - Dossier

    At a meeting of the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, Member of the European Parliament Monica Macovei said Moldova should sign the political part of the Association Agreement with Europe first . Macovei, who is the co-chairwoman of the committee on behalf of the EU, responded to fears for Russian...

  10. Kyrgyz groups protest against Customs Union - Dossier

    On 5 May around 100 activists representing several Kyrgyz nongovernmental organisations held a protest against Kyrgyzstan joining the Russian-led Customs Union. It is not the first time that groups in (potential) member state countries have doubts about this Union. Protest Kyrgyzstan On 5 May activists of the...