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EU parliament votes to sanction Germany’s ex-chancellor

The European Parliament adopted a resolution urging sanctions against former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on Thursday over his ties with Russia. The sanctions, imposed by the bloc over the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine should be applied “to the European members of the boards of major Russian companies and …

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Finnish Parliament votes in favor of NATO membership

Finnish lawmakers voted on Tuesday in favor of requesting NATO membership. The vote came after parliament’s foreign affairs committee recommended the move due to a threat supposedly posed by Russian foreign policy to Europe. The 200-seat body overwhelmingly supported the application, with 188 lawmakers backing the decision and just eight …

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China votes against UN probe into alleged Russian war crimes

China has voted against a UN Human Rights Council investigation into possible Russian war crimes in Ukraine amid concern that the probe is politically motivated, shifting from its previous stance of abstaining on the conflict. “We have noted that in recent years the politicization and confrontation at the [council] has …

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France votes for new president

The first round of the French presidential election kicked off on Sunday, with citizens in the country’s overseas territories casting their ballots on Saturday. According to opinion polls, out of the 12 candidates, the incumbent president, Emmanuel Macron, and the National Rally party’s leader, Marine Le Pen, will most likely …

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US House votes to halt normal trade relations with Russia

The US House has passed a bill to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus, opening the door to new tariffs as the latest punishment of Moscow over its military offensive in Ukraine. The legislation passed the House on Thursday with just eight lawmakers, all Republicans, voting against it. …

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PACE votes to expel Russia

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe voted on Tuesday evening to expel Russia from the organization in the wake of the country’s offensive in Ukraine: 216 of 219 delegates voted for the exclusion, with three abstaining. Following the decision, the chair of the Council of Europe’s Committee of …

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US Senate votes against Nord Stream 2 sanctions

Democrats in the US Senate blocked the Republican proposal for sanctions against Russia over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, saying it didn’t help Ukraine and denied President Joe Biden “leverage” to deal with the Kremlin. Proposed by Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Senate bill 3436 would have given the White House two …

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UN General Assembly votes on ‘militarization of Crimea’

On Thursday, 62 countries voted in favor of the motion, which accuses Moscow of building up its forces in the region and violating the rights of its citizens. However, the majority of states did not vote in favor, with 55 abstaining from casting their ballots. A further 22 nations, including …

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