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26th Aug 2016

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Lavrov says 'moment of truth' for EU-Russia relations

"Russia-EU relations have approached the moment of truth", according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. In an article published Wednesday in New Europe he notes that the EU's trade offer to Kiev was meant to hamper Ukraine's economic cooperation with its partners in the east, particularly Russia.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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