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Latest update : 2014-07-30

Europe's Plan for Putin: Will Russian Leader Bend After New Sanctions? (part 2)

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

Robert PARSONS

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2016-05-31 strike

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-31 employment

Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

Has globalization run out of gas? The popular term to describe the mood is insurgent. Here in France, unions and students are revolting against labor reform. What kind of job...

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2016-05-30 Iraq

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 1)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-30 Fallujah

Fallujah: Make or break, Iraq offensive led by Shiite militia (part 2)

Has the tide turned for IS group militants in Iraq and Syria? The so-called caliphate is currently under pressure from Iraqi forces in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, but a...

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2016-05-26 Barack Obama

Obama in Japan: Competing world visions at G7 summit (part 2)

At the G7 summit in Japan both past and future are looming large as Barack Obama started his visit with a tour of an ancient shrine with his host Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime...

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