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Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

Exiled Oligarch Vladimir Gusinsky and his “special” Kremlin deal

| September 22, 2019

Many see Vladimir Gusinsky as a victim – a man forced out for his liberal beliefs and strength to stand up to Vladimir Putin and his henchmen. But others believe that is far from the truth. Some say Gusinsky is still “welcomed” in the Kremlin – indeed, he has made hundreds of millions of dollars […]

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#Europol – 11 arrested in child abuse network crackdown in Georgia

#Europol – 11 arrested in child abuse network crackdown in Georgia

| September 20, 2019

Law enforcement and judicial authorities from Australia, Georgia and the USA, supported by Europol, dismantled an organized criminal network involved in the production and distribution of child sexual exploitation material. Over the course of the past month, the Georgian Police arrested 11 alleged members of the group including the owners and employees of the photographic […]

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#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

#TotalitarianRegimes – Europe must remember its past to build its future

| September 20, 2019

25 May is to be established as International Day of Heroes of the Fight against totalitarianism. All forms of Holocaust denial have to be counteracted, hate speech and violence condemned. Analysis of the consequences of totalitarian regimes to be  included in schools’ curricula and textbooks. On the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second […]

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European Parliament President #DavidSassoli receives call and invitation to London from PM #BorisJohnson

European Parliament President #DavidSassoli receives call and invitation to London from PM #BorisJohnson

| September 20, 2019

European Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured) has received a phone call from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It was the first conversation between the two leaders. Prime Minister Johnson invited President Sassoli to meet in person in London and stressed the importance of the European Parliament in the Brexit process. He expressed his wish to […]

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Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

| September 19, 2019

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#SecurityUnion – More than 17,000 European arrest warrants issued to swiftly surrender serious criminals

#SecurityUnion – More than 17,000 European arrest warrants issued to swiftly surrender serious criminals

| September 19, 2019

On 18 September, the European Commission released key statistics on the European arrest warrant. With 16,636 warrants issued in 2016 and 17,491 in 2017, the European arrest warrant is the most used EU instrument of judicial co-operation in criminal matters since its launch in 2004. Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Věra Jourová said: “Thanks […]

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EU budget explained: expenditure and contribution by member state

EU budget explained: expenditure and contribution by member state

| September 19, 2019

How much does the EU spend in your country and on what? How does it compare to other countries? And where does the money come from? Find out the facts in this infographic. Our multimedia application has been updated with the latest figures from the European Commission’s annual financial report for 2017. The whole tool […]

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