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Ukraine ceasefire talks begin, sides ‘very, very far apart’

Mon, 2022-02-28 12:42
Talks between Russian and Ukrainian officials began on the Belarusian border on Monday (28 February), as Russia faced deepening economic isolation four days after invading Ukraine in the biggest assault on a European state since World War Two.
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Agrifood Podcast Special Edition: Knowledge (sharing) is power

Mon, 2022-02-28 12:15
In this special edition of the agrifood podcast, EURACTIV’s agrifood team takes a closer look at knowledge sharing in the agricultural sector
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Kremlin defends logic for actions in Ukraine, berates ‘hostile’ EU

Mon, 2022-02-28 12:15
Russia on Monday (28 February) doubled down on the logic for sending its forces into Ukraine, saying Western arms supplies to Kyiv showed that Moscow was right to try to demilitarise its neighbour.
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The Dutch and participatory budgeting: citizens have their say

Mon, 2022-02-28 11:15
Out of every region in the word, cities in Europe engage in the largest share of participatory budgeting, a process that allows citizens to weigh in on municipal budget expenditure and propose initiatives for their cities or neighborhoods. City leaders...
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Bulgarian PM asks for defence minister resignation over Ukraine comment

Mon, 2022-02-28 11:02
Bulgarian Defence Minister Stefan Yanev has been asked to resign by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov on Monday (28 February) after he caused outrage in the government by stating that the Russian invasion of Ukraine should not be called “war”.
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Why choice should be the default in the DMA [Promoted content]

Mon, 2022-02-28 11:00
The clock may be ticking on Google, Apple, and other tech giants’ ability to impose their email apps on users as default settings. If EU regulators are serious about fair competition in digital markets, letting people choose their own email app should be the new default setting.
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Decision on Swiss sanctions on Russia expected Monday

Mon, 2022-02-28 09:35
A decision on whether Switzerland will mirror EU sanctions against Russia is due on Monday (28 February) according to Swiss President and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis, after public criticism of the government's apparent inaction intensified.
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The future of Europe and Putin’s lesson [Promoted content]

Mon, 2022-02-28 09:30
Every crisis can become an opportunity; it depends on us. Russia’s violent attack on Ukraine lays bare all the contradictions of a still incomplete European integration project. Now is the time to strengthen European sovereignty in energy, security, and defence....
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French elections: all polls and forecasts at a glance

Mon, 2022-02-28 08:44
As the first round of the French presidential election is fast approaching, EURACTIV France and Europe Elects have compiled all the polls and projections you need.
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Thousands protest against Russia across European cities

Mon, 2022-02-28 07:16
Tens of thousands of people across Europe marched in protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Sunday (27 February), the fourth day of the biggest assault on a European state since World War Two.
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‘Volunteers in Ukraine are so many they are told to wait’

Mon, 2022-02-28 07:07
The number of volunteers in Kyiv and other cities for territorial defence is so significant that people are asked to wait as there are not enough weapons and structures to integrate them, writes Roman Rukomeda.
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Visegrad countries U-turn on migration over Ukraine, welcome refugees

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:44
In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Visegrad countries welcoming Ukrainian refugees, possible NATO membership gathering momentum in Finland and Sweden due to the war in Ukraine, and so much more.
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Russia’s isolation deepens as Ukraine resists invasion

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:39
Russia's political and economic isolation deepened on Monday (28 February) as its forces met stiff resistance in Ukraine's capital and other cities in the biggest assault on a European state since World War Two.
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Albanian parliament to vote on Russian sanctions as fear of destabilisation grows

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:34
Albanian parliament is set to vote on a package of wide-ranging sanctions against Russia and Russian citizens while the EU’s chief diplomat Josep Borrell has spoken of EU concerns about the war spreading to the region. Minister of Foreign Affairs...
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If Kyiv falls, expect ‘domino effect’ in Europe’s neighbourhood, Janša says

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:31
The West must stop Russia's President Vladimir Putin now, because if Kyiv falls, we will have consequences for Europe's whole East, Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Janša told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
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Visegrad countries U-turn on migration over Ukraine, welcome refugees

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:27
Visegrad countries, known for having a strict immigration policy and a zero refugee relocation approach following the sudden influx of refugees to Europe after the Syrian war, have opened their gates to hundreds of thousands of refugees coming from Ukraine....
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French presidential candidates give positions on digital health

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:25
The Health spokespersons of presidential candidates Anne Hidalgo, Yannick Jadot, Valérie Pécresse, and soon-to-be-announced candidate Emmanuel Macron presented their programs for the April election regarding digital health at an event on Thursday (February 24).
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Bread could be off the menu in Albania amid Ukraine-Russia war

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:17
The price of wheat is set to rise in Albania due to sanctions imposed on Russia, when reserves are already at a low, according to the President of the Association of Flour Processors, Adi Haxhiymeri. Albania imports around 47% of...
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Serbia lashes out at Kosovo over police logistical efforts in north

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:15
Serbia’s Office for Kosovo has lashed out at Kosovo for “destabilising the region” after Kosovo police announced they would be increasing their logistic capacities in the border village of Bërnjak. On Saturday (26 February) morning, Kosovo police published a press release informing...
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Russia’s war in Ukraine triggers U-turn in Germany’s foreign policy thinking

Mon, 2022-02-28 06:15
The German government has broken with its long-standing tradition of its foreign and security policy that was rooted in ‘peace’ diplomacy and reserved defence spending and termed the Ukraine war to be a “turning point” in its policy approach.
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