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EU FORECAST: Eurozone Economy to Crash Almost 10% in 2020

BRUSSELS – The eurozone economy will plunge at least 8.7% in 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the European Commission said on Tuesday in more pessimistic forecasts that do not see a complete rebound next year. The new forecasts see the eurozone economy bouncing back by 6.1% in 2021, still leaving the region worse off […]

EU IN CRISIS: Finance Ministers Fail to Agree on Pan-European Strategy

BRUSSELS – EU finance ministers have not agreed on a pan-European strategy to tackle the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. Ministers held a video conference on Tuesday to discuss further EU measures proposed by some governments in order to convince investors and others that the bloc will find a common response to a virus […]

EU not discussing more Russia sanctions over Donbass citizenship move

BRUSSELS – This morning before the meeting of the foreign ministers of the European Union countries, the Czech Foreign Minister Tomash Petříček confirmed that the EU is not discussing new sanctions against Russia for issuing simplified Russian citizenship to residents of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR). This question interested Ukrainian journalists. “We […]

MAJOR: EU Announces Opposition to Military Intervention Against Venezuela

BRUSSELS – The European Union has now stated officially, the need to avoid any military intervention in the affairs of Venezuela. The European Union will discuss holding a new ministerial meeting of the contact group on the situation in Venezuela. This was expressed at a press conference on February 25th in Brussels by the representative […]

The Conflict in Kosovo Cannot be Resolved by Europe, but by Russia and China – expert opinion

Separatist authorities in Pristina no longer hide their intention to force Belgrade,  at any cost, to recognize the independence of Kosovo unilaterally proclaimed in 2008. After the unsuccessful vote on the admission of a separatist formation to Interpol for Pristina, ‘Kosovar’ leadership decided to impose 100% duties on the importation of goods from Serbia and Bosnia […]

Residents of Brussels forgive crimes and defend illegal migrants from police

January 22 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –   Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Brussels to prevent a police operation from clearing hiding places of illegal immigrants. Activists lined up in chain formation from the Northern Railway Station to the capital’s park.  The activist of the […]

WATCH: European Union says events in Zimbabwe are a “matter of concern”

November 15, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos BRUSSELS, Belgium – European Union External Action Service spokesperson Catherine Ray stated that recent events in Zimbabwe are “a matter of concern” for the European Union at a press briefing in Brussels on Wednesday.  She then went onto urge all parties “to move from confrontation to […]

EU declares war on Gazprom and Germany, part 4 of 4

November 10, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Sergei Latyshev, inTsargrad, translated by Tom Winter – Germany is also opposed? Now, in fact, everything will depend on what position Germany will take, whether Berlin will be satisfied with the “concession” not to touch Nord Stream-1. In Europe, many are convinced that, as the economic locomotive […]