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Juncker: EU will not negotiate with US 'under threat'

The EU "will not negotiate under threat" with the US over steel and aluminium tariffs Washington wants to impose, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday. He told MEPs that the measure can "in no way" be justified and that the EU is "pure and simply calling for their withdrawal." He said the exemption for the EU, which was extended for a month on Monday, should be "unconditional and permanent".

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How the World Cup exposed Russian chauvinism

The suggestion that Russians themselves play a role in the condition of their state today is often dismissed as "xenophobic" or "Russophobic". But if not addressed, the evils of nationalism, chauvinism, and imperialism will continue even after Putin is gone.

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