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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2014-07-30

Europe's Plan for Putin: Will Russian Leader Bend After New Sanctions?

Is the European Union ready to put its money where its mouth is? EU leaders have been preparing sanctions on entire sectors of the Russian economy - everything from energy to armament. So far, economic interests have mostly trumped all other considerations - it's hard to ignore that €1.1 billion French contract to supply the Kremlin with two state-of-the-art Mistral warships, after all. So, will new sanctions force Putin to raise the white flag or dig in his heels?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Rebecca HARMS

German MEP, Groups of the Greens

Wilfried BOLEWSKI

Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, American Graduate School in Paris

Edouard TETREAU

Director, European Council on Foreign Relations

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2016-02-04 Syria

From bad to worse? Syria refugee crisis deepens, fighting intensifies (part 2)

On the ground in Syria, the situation is getting worse with news of starvation in besieged villages and the regime intensifying shelling around rebel-held Aleppo with Russian air...

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2016-02-04 Syria

From bad to worse? Syria refugee crisis deepens, fighting intensifies (part 1)

On the ground in Syria, the situation is getting worse with news of starvation in besieged villages and the regime intensifying shelling around rebel-held Aleppo with Russian air...

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2016-02-03 UK

Let's talk Brexit: Cameron defends EU proposal in front of UK parliament (part 2)

Sovereignty seems to be at the heart of what makes Britons tick. Britain wants to play by its own rules but unfortunately for David Cameron, that's not really the idea enshrined...

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2016-02-03 UK

Let's talk Brexit: Cameron defends EU proposal in front of UK parliament (part 1)

Sovereignty seems to be at the heart of what makes Britons tick. Britain wants to play by its own rules but unfortunately for David Cameron, that's not really the idea enshrined...

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2016-02-02 Bernie Sanders

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