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Is EU heading for Russia?

Is EU heading for Russia?

The European Union is working to change the policy towards Russia, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said, speaking in Thuringia. According to him, Europe cannot build a full-fledged …

EU Gas Directive comes into effect

EU Gas Directive comes into effect

The updated EU Gas Directive came into effect today, European Commission Spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen confirmed. “A procedure has been launched to adapt the national legislations of the EU …

Merkel: European Commission not to stop Nord Stream-2

Merkel: European Commission not to stop Nord Stream-2

The European Commission will not be able to stop implementation of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project despite adoption of amendments to the E.U. Gas Directive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an audience in Ravensburg. …

EU issues $20 billion list of U.S. imports for tariffs

EU issues $20 billion list of U.S. imports for tariffs

The European Commission published a list of $20 billion worth of U.S. imports it could hit with tariffs in a dispute over Boeing aircraft subsidies. The EU retaliation plan follows a U.S. threat to seek $11 billion in damages through …

Juncker: no more short Brexit delays

Juncker: no more short Brexit delays

The European Union will not grant Britain another short delay to Brexit if UK lawmakers fail to ratify the stalled divorce agreement by April 12, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. “The …

UK asks to delay Brexit until June 30

UK asks to delay Brexit until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union to delay Brexit until June 30. "I am... writing to inform the European Council that the UK is seeking an extension to the Article 50 period... until 30 …