Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. 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...

  2. Crimean parliament votes to join Russia - Dossier

    The parliament of Ukraine’s southern region, Crimea, has voted unanimously in favor of joining Russia and declare Crimea to be part of Russia. The vote coincided with an announcement that a referendum on Crimea's status was being brought forward to March 16. The question to be put to voters will be whether their...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. NATO strengthens defenses against Russia - Dossier

    Yesterday, 1 April, NATO members ordered military commanders to draw up plans for reinforcing NATO’s defenses to shore up confidence among the Eastern European members, including the Baltic States and Poland. Also, all civilian and military cooperation with Russia is suspended. Foreign Ministers of the 28 NATO...

  6. Crimea to join Russia after referendum - Dossier

    Following a referendum on Sunday 16 March, Crimea declared itself an independent state on Monday 17 March. The newly formed Republic of Crimea formally applied to join the Russian Federation the same day. The West claims the referendum to be illegal and says it will impose new sanctions. In the Sunday 16 March...

  7. Russia increases pressure on Armenia - Dossier

    On June 18, the Armenian government announced that it is considering giving up its minority stake in Armenia’s national gas company ArmRosGazprom (ARG), during the ongoing negotiations with the Russian gas multinational Gazprom, over the price of Russian natural gas delivered to the country. ARG will then be placed...

  8. Russia presents own draft UN resolutions on Syria - Dossier

    On 13 February Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia had presented two U.N. Security Council draft resolutions on humanitarian aid access and the fight against "terrorism" in Syria. Russia counter-offered an earlier draft resolution backed by the West and the Syrian opposition, which Russia called biased...

  9. Russia investigates legitimacy of Baltic States’ independence - Dossier

    The Russian chief prosecutor's office examined whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991. A source related to the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office, accepted an enquiry previously made by two members of the Russian Duma (parliament) - Anton Romanov, and...

  10. Fraud and pressure on independent observers during Russia’s regional elections - Dossier

    On Sunday September 13th nationwide regional elections were held in Russia in 84 of the 85 regions of the country, including the disputed region of Crimea. More than 189.000 candidates were eligible for election by 59 million voters in 10,700 different elections and 70 referendums were held in 10 regions. In 21...