EU, US promote alternative projects, following South Stream failure

The cancellation of the South Stream pipeline project will not make the European Union more vulnerable to shortages caused by Russia cutting off gas to the Ukraine, senior EU and US officials said yesterday (3 December).

(c) EurActiv | 04.12.2014

Putin says will not build South Stream gas pipeline

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said he will no longer build the South Stream gas pipeline due to EU opposition.

(c) EUobserver | 02.12.2014

Russia and NATO trade accusations

Russia accused NATO yesterday (1 December) of destabilising northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine crisis.

(c) EurActiv | 02.12.2012

Russia says South Stream project is over

Russia scrapped the South Stream pipeline project to supply gas to southern Europe, without crossing Ukraine, on Monday (December 1), citing EU objections, and instead named Turkey as its preferred partner for an alternative pipeline, with a promise of hefty discounts.

(c) EurActiv | 02.12.2014

Donald Tusk to the Rescue!

Opinion: Why Donald Tusk is the European Union’s best hope for an improved foreign policy. 

(c) Carnegie Europe | 02.12.2014

In fight for influence, Russia can play good cop too

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall signaled the collapse of the Kremlin's grip on eastern Europe, Russia is re-asserting some of its lost influence.

(c) Reuters | 01.12.2014

Difficult coalition talks expected after Moldova election

Moldova's three main pro-Europe parties appeared on course to be able to form a new coalition government, with most of the vote from an election yesterday (30 November) counted, despite the pro-Moscow Socialist Party taking first place, analysts said today. 

(c) EurActiv | 01.12.2014

Views of Isis in Arabic language social media and news articles

A study by Italian academics has tracked references to the militant group Isis in Arabic language social media posts and news articles from July to October. The analysis attempts to differentiate between positive and negative mentions of the group.

(c) The Guardian I 28.11.2014


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