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Vladimir Chizhov, Russian Ambassador to the EU

Vladimir Chizhov says the EU should think twice before adopting further economic sanctions against his country, warning it may end up costing Europe more than Russia. The Russian diplomat claims his country did not invade Crimea but merely responded to a "plea for help" from the peninsula's Russian-speaking population. Meanwhile, Chizhov lays out Putin's ambitions in Ukraine: the country must adopt a new constitution, paving the way for a federal state with more power to the regions.

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2017-06-24 refugees

'Huge failure' on refugee crisis is 'existential problem for EU'

Claude Moraes, a British MEP and Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, discusses the migrant and refugee crisis in the EU. He blames EU member...

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2017-06-24 refugees

Divisions over migration policy: What should the EU do?

The European Commission has started legal action against three member states - Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary - because of their refusal to take in refugees stranded in...

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2017-06-17 agriculture

CETA trade deal: Canada, land of opportunity for farmers

In this special edition of Talking Europe, we’re taking a closer look at the CETA free trade deal between Europe and Canada. After years of negotiations, CETA (the Comprehensive...

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2017-06-17 agriculture

CETA: European farmers fear competition from Canada

In this special edition of Talking Europe, we’re taking a closer look at the CETA free trade deal between Europe and Canada. After years of negotiations, CETA (the Comprehensive...

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2017-06-10 development

EU development commissioner defends role of private sector in aid projects

The EU is the world’s largest overseas aid donor, something it is proud of, but it still gives less than the OECD target of 0.7% of gross national income. Neven Mimica, the EU...

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