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EU anti-Russia sanctions end on January 31?

EU anti-Russia sanctions end on January 31?

The decision of the Council of the European Union to extend anti-Russia economic sanctions takes effect today, according to documents published in the Official Journal of the European Union. "The decision will remain in place …

Croatia’s representative elected new Council of Europe head

Croatia’s representative elected new Council of Europe head

Participants in the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have elected Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Marija Pejcinovic Buric Secretary General …

EU officially extends 'Crimean' sanctions on Russia

EU officially extends 'Crimean' sanctions on Russia

The European Union officially extended economic sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol by one year, according to the European Council's statement released today. The European Union’s Committee of Permanent …

 Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

The Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs will meet on June 11 to discuss cooperation with the Council of Europe, including the current situation within its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), Chairman of the Russian …

Russia to stay in PACE

Russia to stay in PACE

Members of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers have agreed that Russia will stay in the Council’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), German foreign minister Heiko Maas said. According to him, it …

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia is ready to return a debt of 60 million euro to the Council of Europe, which has been accumulated over two years of non-payment, a diplomatic source familiar with the situation said. Earlier, chairman of the Russian Federation …

Russia ready to help Council of Europe

Russia ready to help Council of Europe

Russia is ready to help the Council of Europe overcome its crisis, but those who stripped the Russian delegation to PACE of its powers should take the first step, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at his annual meeting …

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran

The European Union sanctioned two individuals and one entity in relation to Iran's "hostile activities" in some European countries.  The Council of the European Union also called on Iran to halt activities aimed at …

Council of Europe reveals amount of 'Russian debt'

Council of Europe reveals amount of 'Russian debt'

Russia's debts to the Council of Europe amount to about 60 million euro, the Council of Europe Secretary General's spokesman Daniel Holtgen said. Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn …