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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2014-03-10

EU vs. Russia: Back to the Cold War?

A couple of weeks ago, the idea of a military intervention in Ukraine seemed unthinkable. But the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has shown the world that the Russian president is willing to embark on reckless adventures on the EU's doorstep. How should the EU respond to Vladimir Putin's new confrontational style? Is this a new Cold War?

By Christophe ROBEET

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Charles Tannock

British MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists

Marek Siwiec

Polish MEP, Socialists and Democrats

Tatjana Ždanoka

Latvian MEP, Group of the Greens

Tim King

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2014-10-10 José Manuel Barroso

Interview with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

In an exclusive interview with France 24, the outgoing president of the European Commission discusses his record at the helm of the EU executive. He also analyses the challenges...

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2014-10-18 agriculture

Dacian Ciolos, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

In August, Russia declared a one-year embargo on meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetables from the EU and the US in retaliation for economic sanctions over Moscow's actions in...

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2014-10-18 European Commission

EU-US free trade agreement: A bad deal for European consumers?

When it comes to consumer protection, the EU prides itself of having some of the world’s strictest rules. But campaigners have raised the alarm over the implications of a...

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2014-10-11 European Commission

MEPs grill future commissioners: Democracy in action or backroom deals?

As part of the EU's system of checks and balances, MEPs have earned the right to grill and even veto appointments to the European Commission (the bloc's executive arm, reshuffled...

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2014-10-04 Iraq

Sir Peter Ricketts, British ambassador to France

Sir Peter Ricketts comments on the complex relationship between his country and Europe and explains why PM David Cameron wants the British public to vote on EU membership in an...

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