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Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU from a global perspective. You can sign up to receive our newsletter here. In this week’s edition: Belarus-Ukraine fears, Dushanbe talks and blocking of EU membership. Russia seems to be living up to its old tricks, and events in and around Belarus have …

Partly attributing his party’s crushing defeat in the recent municipal elections to the stalling of EU membership negotiations, North Macedonian Justice Minister Bojan Marichikj told EURACTIV that the Skopje government would be more cautious in l ‘to come up. The standoff between Bulgaria and North Macedonia began in the fall of 2020 after Sofia refused …

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank of the European Union, will lend € 50 million to the Montenegro Investment and Development Fund (FID) to support the faster recovery of the local economy after the COVID-19 and help introduce practical energy saving among small businesses nationwide. The EIB loan signed today in an online ceremony …

The first allocations of stimulus funds are flowing to the capitals of central and eastern Europe. While the European Commission has approved most of the national recovery and resilience plans submitted by these countries, civil society watchdogs fear that this is yet another missed opportunity to achieve the green breakthrough so much. expected. Since joining …

More than 1,400 Albanians applied for asylum in EU member states in August 2021, a 46% increase from July and more than double that in June, according to EU data. The numbers were higher than in the months leading up to the pandemic, including December 2019 and January and February 2020. Of the August applications, …

With the Kremlin’s intention to divide and weaken the European Union, and now to seek vulnerabilities, the Western powers must unite and issue a strong response. History has shown that one should not put up with or turn a blind eye to Russian military, political and economic provocations. STOCKHOLM – As winter approaches, the Kremlin …

Serbian leader Aleksandar Vucic has two characters. The pro-Western side of Dr Jekyll remains reserved in Brussels, EU capitals and Washington, while the country’s citizens get Mr Hyde, who is slowly transforming Serbia into a postmodern Weimar Republic, said Srdjan Cvijić to EURACTIV in an interview. Srdjan Cvijić is a member of the Advisory Group …

The message that Greece will continue to defend its interests, having as a compass full respect for international law and in particular the law of the sea, is sent in an interview granted Sunday evening by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias. Nikos Dendias also maintains that Ankara must prove in practice that it …

Whether anyone voted for or against Brexit, there is growing dissatisfaction with the way Brussels is handling the day-to-day affairs of the European Union and this public sentiment is spreading more and more beyond the European Union. British electorate. Could Poland launch the next wild card to become the second country to “exit the EU” …

Greece and Serbia to expand bilateral relations with “great opportunities” in energy, transport and interconnectivity sectors, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in joint statements with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selaković. Bilateral economic relations “are at a high level,” Dendias said in Athens on Tuesday after his meeting with Selaković. With Greek business owners investing …