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7th Jul 2020

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Slovak petition urges action on Russian 'Night Wolves'

More than 200 Slovak celebrities have signed a petition demanding prime minister Peter Pellegrini takes action against the "scandalous" activities of the nationalist Russian 'Night Wolves' motorcycle gang, which has set up a base in Dolna Krupa, about 65km northeast of the Slovak capital, Bratislava. Footage from a drone flown over the compound showed ex-army tanks, other armoured vehicles, and anti-aircraft guns parked on the site.

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Agenda

Budget talks shift gear This WEEK

European Council president Charles Michel is expected to present his compromise proposal on the EU's long-term budget and the recovery fund to national capitals in the second half of the week.

Facial-recognition moratorium back on EU agenda

Members of the committee on civil liberties widely supported a moratorium on facial recognition for law enforcement purposes, just after the EU data watchdog backed earlier this week the ban on this technology in public spaces.

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