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Rikard Jozwiak
Europe Editor Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty . views are mine
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Rikard Jozwiak 3h
on the European Commission's democracy action plan that will be published on wed. for the first time the EU is mentioning sanctions on actors spreading . :
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Rikard Jozwiak 10h
the EU's third package of sanctions on is in the works and should be ready mid-December
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 27
EU ambassadors are set to approve the global human rights sanction regime next week. should be up and running just before or on human rights day, 10 Dec.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 26
European Parliament just passed a resolution (613 for, 41 against, 35 abstentions) demanding a "prompt, thorough, impartial & independent investigation" into the death of Raman & a freeze on all EU fund transfers, incl loans from the EIB & EBRD to the gov of
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 26
the EU's economic sanctions against will be rolled over by 6 months without any fuss when leaders meet on 10 Dec. the days when this item took up time at EU summits are long gone.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 25
Replying to @magradze
the French Europe minister said during the debate that the French government won't accept this move and that it doesn't benefit anyone at this stage
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 25
the French senate has vote in favour of a non-binding resolution recognizing the independence of . 305 for, 1 against.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 23
Alexey Navalny & Vladimir Milov will address the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee on Friday via VTC.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 20
on the European Commission's review of EU- relations. scaling down cooperation in most areas, bilateral meetings mainly at technical level, multilateral meetings in fora such a Eastern Partnership to deputy minister level.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 19
Replying to @Pavel_Havlicek_
no, that's for the working groups to decide in the coming days but lists are already being prepared
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 19
EU foreign ministers have just agreed to move forward the work on a third sanctions package on . it is likely to be finalized by the end of Nov / start Dec and include ppl as well as entities
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 19
EU declaration on : humanitarian assistance & confidence-building measures are the order of the day (as every day) for Brussels in this part of the world
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Steven Blockmans Nov 17
Looking forward to discussing the future of Transatlantic relations with and this afternoon
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 17
Replying to @Vladlame
the negotiation framework can be agreed but I don't think there will an IGC for Albania this year
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 17
as expected, no movements on today at the EU general affairs council (GAC). But the issue will come up again in the December GAC and talks are still ongoing. I am still not ruling out an IGC this year.
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 17
Watching the public session of the general affairs council on the is just comedy gold. "Digital Europe" at its best
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 17
Still unlikely that the EU will impose sectoral sanctions on in the near future but the next sanctions package might include both individuals and companies/entities
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Defend Democracy Nov 16
Brave Belarus women & men are going out to march for freedom again & again, week after week. 100 days! We stand with you. We stand with freedom. We stand with democracy. RIP 😢 ❤️✊✌️ ❤️✊✌️
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 15
EU foreign ministers are set to give green light to a third EU sanctions package on on Thu when they meet via VTC. the killing of has speeded things up
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Rikard Jozwiak Nov 13
EU statement on the death of . Calling it “an outrageous and shameful result of the actions by the Belarusians authorities” and notes that the EU can impose further sanctions on .
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