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1st Mar 2024

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China joins Russian military exercises in Vostok

Chinese troops will train side-by-side with Russian troops in one of Moscow's most important military exercises to date. China's ministry of defence announced its armed forces will take part in the Vostok 2022 strategic exercises, which will also include soldiers from India, Belarus, Tajikistan and Mongolia, and will take place from 30 August to 5 September in Russia.

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EU Commission clears Poland's access to up to €137bn EU funds

The European Commission has legally paved the way for Poland to access up to €137bn EU funds, following Donald Tusk's government's efforts to strengthen the independence of their judiciary and restore the rule of law in the country.

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Right of Reply: The EU-ACP Samoa agreement

Portuguese S&D MEP Carlos Zorrinho, chair of the delegation to the OACPS-EU joint parliamentary assembly, responds to EUobserver's piece Energy and minerals disputes overshadow new EU-ACP pact.

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The macabre saga of Navalny's corpse

With Alexei Navalny's funeral in Moscow on Friday, Vladimir Putin's regime haven't just insulted his mother and widow with their treatment of his corpse — they've breached international treaties and conventions.

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