Despite the extension of the sanctions, EU unity on policy towards Russia is fraying.
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Nicolas Sarkozy Goes All-Out For Putin In Saint Petersburg
The former French President praised Putin’s leadership and called for Europe to work “hand in hand” with Russia.
French Senate Passes Non-Binding Resolution Calling For Lifting Of Sanctions On Russia
The vote was passed by a majority of 308 to 16.
The Daily Vertical: Time For A Little Reality Check
The Daily Vertical is an RFE/RL video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. A transcript of today’s edition of The Daily Vertical can be found here.
Russia Update: Foreign Ministry Protests Air Incident with Speaker’s Plane and Swiss Military Jet
Russia issued a note of protest to Switzerland via Swiss envoy to Moscow Amb. Pierre Helg regarding the approach of a Swiss military plane within eye contact of a Russian civilian airliner yesterday carrying Sergei Naryshkin, head of the State Duma to a converence of parliamentarians in Geneva. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where […]
Russia Update: Despite Sanctions, Some Night Wolves Enter Germany; One Biker Deported
The Night Wolves, President Vladimir Putin’s favorite bikers’ club, have managed to get into Germany despite sanctions by claiming to be in another organization. One biker was deported but others made their way to Dachau. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s […]