23rd Mar 2023


Greens file complaint over 'Dieselgate' secrecy

Greens in the European Parliament have filed a formal complaint to the EU Ombudsman over the refusal by the Commission and Council to publish minutes of meetings relating to the 'Dieselgate' scandal over faked vehicle emission tests. MEP Bas Eickhout called it "unacceptable" that members of the key emissions in the automotive sector committee were denied access to documents beyond a closed reading room and promise of secrecy.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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