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Some challenges of Energy Union

Maroš Šefcovic, the European Commission vice-president in charge of Europe’s energy agenda, has launched the Energy Union project. 710 more words

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EU and Britons: In and out of love?

A YouGov poll just showed 43% of Britons would vote to stay in the EU, while 37% would vote to leave. It seems it is not a bad number for the support of the EU if we take into account virtually perpetual debate about Brexit, referendum and the rise of UKIP. 1,616 more words

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Irregular quote of the day

Mark Leonard, co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations for The Daily Beast in “The Euro’s Long Goodbye to Greece.” 26 more words

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EU's approach after Minsk: Wait and see

In your opinion, with a plan from Minsk what woud especially the EU do next with relations towards Russia. Basically keeping the status quo with sanctions, but no weapons for Ukraine or maybe to signal that that could be a debate about gradual easing of sanctions?   1,535 more words

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UNHCR: Some 300 feared dead in fresh Mediterranean tragedy. And things are unlikely to change

According to UNHCR probably more than 300 migrants died after the boats they were travelling on sank in the Mediterranean Sea. You might remember we had a discussion about the reaction of the EU back in October 2013 after one of the biggest tragedies if this is a wake up call for the EU. 2,343 more words

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If a new deal for Greece, how will the others react?

You might see it differently, but seems to me, one of the challenges of securing any compromise with Greece is the fact that there are countries like Ireland, Portugal, Spain… that were in the similar situation as Greece and maybe they are not very happy seeing a new deal for Greece. 2,361 more words

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