Tag: Europe

Biden predicted a difficult conversation with allies in Europe

U.S. President heads across the ocean for NATO and G7 summits Joe Biden travels to Europe to rally waning Western allies against Russia amid ongoing conflict in Ukraine . The US president landed in Germany late Saturday night local time, CNN reported. The head of the White House will have difficult conversations with NATO and G7 partners. Photo: Global Look Press Biden hopes to announce new sanctions and military aid along with European allies during his visits to Germany and Spain. Both the G7 and NATO summits are scheduled to feature Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who continues to ask for more help from the United States and other countries. Still, CNN admits, there are big questions looming over Western leaders' talks in Germany and Spain, most notably whether a united We...

El País learned about NATO’s plans for the largest deployment in Europe in 30 years

NATO may decide during the Madrid summit to increase the number of troops stationed in Europe, which will be the bloc's largest deployment since the end of the Cold War. Countries close to Russia are asked to form divisions NATO countries during the upcoming summit will discuss a possible strengthening of the alliance's presence in Europe, if approved, the number of military personnel deployed on the continent of the bloc will be the largest since the end of the Cold War, El País writes, citing sources. “Some countries want to move from the current presence in the east of the alliance, consisting of battle groups, to brigades, & mdash; informed interlocutors of the newspaper reported. Currently, the combat groups stationed in Eastern Europe number from 1-1.6 tho...

Russian gays were not allowed to gay parade in Europe

Russophobia turned out to be more important than liberal principles Everyone is already used to the fact that Russians in the world are being deleted from everywhere – from public life, from culture, from sports. But here the Russophobia that was unleashed in Europe dealt a vile blow to the holy place for Western ideology – to the fifth point. Russians were not allowed on the March of Equals. Or, simply, a gay parade.

Europe is against Russia. Napoleon’s campaign was lost in advance?

Weekly “Argumenty i Fakty” No. 25. The tariff drives the wave 22/06/2022 210 years ago, on the night of 23 on 24 June    , 1812 g., the Great ArmyNapoleon Bonaparte began crossing the border river Neman. Another round of confrontation «Europe — Russia» switched to "hot" phase. This epoch-making event was preceded by a minor incident, about which told in his memoirsMarquis Armand de Caulaincourt. During a reconnaissance on the banks of the Neman, Napoleon launched his horse into a gallop, and the horse, frightened by a hare that fluttered from under her feet, jumped sideways: “The emperor, who rode very badly, fell to the ground. I then thought it was a bad omen»....

The Hermitage announced a moratorium on exhibitions in the US and Europe

The moratorium is introduced for a year, all exhibits previously sent to European museums have already returned to Russia. The Hermitage pointed out that in the 1990s such a moratorium was in place inside Russia for security reasons The Hermitage, St. Petersburg The State Hermitage will not hold exhibitions in Europe and the US for a year, according to the museum page on VKontakte. “The Hermitage introduces a one-year moratorium on exhibitions in Europe and the USA. Recall that in the 1990s, the museum introduced a moratorium on exhibitions in Russia for security reasons and because of high financial risks,— The message says. The Hermitage has announced that all of the museum's exhibits have returned from exhibitions in Europe. From March to June, the exhibits participated in...

Biden promised Russia and Europe a terrible survival game

It will be hungry, cold and uncomfortable Now this is for a long time. Do you feel it? You don’t even have to explain what is hidden behind the word “this” – it’s vague for everyone, but understandable. It becomes even clearer after the words of Joe Biden: “What I really think is that at some stage this will turn into a waiting game to a certain extent – in terms of what the Russians can endure and what Europe will be ready to endure.”< /p> Photo: AP Let's start at the end of the sentence. There's not a word about America. An experienced politician Biden speaks about Europe, removing the United States from the list of those who will have to “endure” in advance. Yes, America is having a hard time – exorbitant gas prices, problems with baby food, bid...

Sechin warned about the consequences of Europe’s “energy suicide”

According to him, as a result of the “imposed” sanctions, Europe cannot compete with the United States not only in the political but also in the economic sphere. Sechin also stressed that the consequences will be long-term on the consequences of Europe's “energy suicide” /> Europe is committing “energy suicide” with sanctions against Russia, which will have long-term consequences, the head of Rosneft said at the SPIEF Igor Sechin “We are already seeing a decline in its economic potential, loss of competitiveness and direct losses for investors,”— he said. Video According to Sechin, anti-Russian sanctions were imposed on Europe. As a result, it “finally lost its subjectivity and chances of becoming not only a political, but a...

Bloomberg reported on the use of winter gas reserves by Europe

Bloomberg: European countries began to use winter gas reserves due to reduced supplies Data from Gas Infrastructure Europe indicates a decrease in gas reserves in European storage facilities against the backdrop of a reduction in supplies by Gazprom, they are used in winter, writes Bloomberg. Reductions affected Germany, France, Italy and Austria announced the use of winter gas reserves by Europe” /> Utilities in European countries are forced to use gas reserves for the winter period due to reduced supplies from Russia, writes Bloomberg citing Gas Infrastructure Europe. Gas storage, which is usually used in winter, was 52% full on Tuesday , to this day, their fuel reserves have decreased by 1 percentage point. The agency notes that at the same time they remain approximately equal to ...

Russian oil continues to flow to the US and Europe through India

photo pixabay.com According to the National Post portal, Russian raw meat continues to flow to Europe and the United States, despite the plans of countries West “to give up energy dependence” from the Russian Federation. “A significant share of crude oil is re-exported from Russia to the United States and Europe through refineries in India,” the publication writes. Moreover, the National Post claims that France , India, China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have increased their purchases of Russian fuel. Источник www.mk.ru

What is the fastest supercomputer created in Europe?

The fastest supercomputer in Europe has started working in Finland. It was created jointly by the European Joint Venture for High Performance Computing (EuroHPC) and a consortium of ten European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Estonia. What is a supercomputer ? LUMI — it is the fastest and most power efficient supercomputer in Europe. The performance of the Lumi supercomputer is over 375 petaflops — that's over 375 million billion calculations per second. The expected peak power of this supercomputer will be 550 petaflops, or 550 million billion calculations per second. Lumi is based on the Cray EX supercomputer supplied by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Which supercomputers are already operating in Eu...

Medvedev predicted the deepening of the energy crisis in Europe

Russia's opponents will do everything to harm its fuel and energy complex and economy, but the rejection of Russian energy resources will exacerbate the crisis in the Western countries themselves, the deputy chairman of the Security Council believes The energy crisis in Europe, which arose against the backdrop of attempts by Western countries to abandon Russian energy resources, will only get worse, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said on Telegram. “Our opponents will continue to do everything to inflict maximum damage on the domestic fuel and energy complex, to undermine Russia's position in the Arctic. However, the mere intention of Western countries to abandon our energy resources is already having an extremely negative effect on millions of Eur...

Europe 1 learned about Macron’s plans to come to Kyiv and announce howitzers

Europe 1: Macron intends to visit Kyiv, France will transfer six Caesar guns to Ukraine 40 km The French authorities intend to transfer six more 155-mm Caesar self-propelled artillery guns to Ukraine, the official announcement may coincide with a visit to Kyiv by French President Emmanuel Macron. Europe 1 radio station reported this, citing informed sources. Macron's trip to the Ukrainian capital may take place in the coming weeks, Europe 1 interlocutors said, this issue is being worked out by the French president's entourage. Small The supply volumes are explained by the small number of Caesars in the French arsenal, Europe 1 points out, Paris currently has 70 guns of this type. At the same time, the production of new Caesar guns takes about a year. The parties discussed the sup...

The head of the European Commission called the moral duty of Europe to restore Ukraine

Europe has a “moral obligation” to Ukraine, various European countries will participate in its restoration, the head of the European Commission said. Previously, she said that the condition for financial assistance to Ukraine would be reforms “The head of the European Commission called the restoration of Ukraine a moral duty of Europe” /> Ursula von der Leyen The restoration of Ukraine is a moral obligation of Europe, said the head of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen. Her words, spoken during a speech at the MAXXI Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, are quoted by the Italian agency ANSA. Von der Leyen said that she had planned “a discussion with the mayor of Mariupol and with Ukrainian architects”, as European countries will “re...

The Council of Europe announced the debt of Russia for €74 million in compensation to the ECtHR

Russia withdrew from the Council of Europe in mid-March, and the State Duma will pass laws within a week that will allow not to comply with the decisions of the ECtHR. According to the Council, Russia owes about €74 million in fair compensation under the decisions of the ECtHR jpg” alt=”Council of Europe announced Russia's debt of €74 million in ECtHR compensation” /> Russia owes about €74 million in fair compensation according to decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) without taking into account a record €1.9 billion in favor of former Yukos shareholders, the Kommersant newspaper was told. at the press office of the Council of Europe. The total number of Russian cases before the ECtHR (since the accession of our country to the European Conve...

The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of T-72 tanks from Europe on the outskirts of Kyiv

View of the building of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation On the outskirts of Kyiv, T-72 tanks and other armored vehicles that arrived in Ukraine from Eastern Europe were destroyed, Russian aircraft hit them with long-range high-precision missiles, reported in the Ministry of Defense of Russia. Military equipment was placed in the buildings of the car repair enterprise, specified in the ministry. The material is being supplemented. Authors Tags Subscribe to RuTube RBC Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel Источник rbc.ru

Lavrov announced the emergence of “new poor” in Europe and the fall in living standards

Foreign Minister Lavrov: Inflation is growing in Europe and “new poor” appear European countries are facing a deterioration in living standards and rising inflation, an increase in the number of poor people, Lavrov said. He accused the German authorities of sending money to Ukraine instead of supporting their citizens In European countries, inflation is rising, living standards are deteriorating, and economic growth is slowing down, and some Europeans are threatened with poverty & mdash; even the concept of “new poor” has appeared, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Larov said in an interview with the Bosnian-Serb television and radio company Radio and Television of the Republika Srpska. (RTRS). “In Europe, living standards are deteriorating, inflation is rising,...

TASS learned about the interest of the security forces in Chubais’ “hidden accounts” in Europe

According to the source of the agency, we are talking about several billion in foreign currency, “possibly obtained illegally” Anatoly Chubais Russian security officials will check information about the accounts of the former head of Rosnano who left Russia, hidden in European banks and former presidential aide Anatoly Chubais. This was reported by TASS with reference to sources in law enforcement agencies. “Power structures will check information about hidden accounts of Chubais, which may be in European banks,” — said the interlocutor of the agency. According to him, the amount of foreign currency in these accounts can reach several billion. In the interests of the investigation, the sources did not specify in which particular banks “impressive amounts may be ...

The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of equipment from the US and Europe near Zhytomyr

Russian forces with Kalibr missiles in the Zhytomyr region destroyed weapons supplied from the United States and Europe to Ukrainian troops. In the Odessa region, the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed storage facilities with fuel for armored vehicles of the Ukrainian forces alt=”The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of equipment from the US and Europe near Zhytomyr” /> In the Zhytomyr region, Russian forces with Kalibr missiles destroyed the “large party” weapons and equipment supplied from the US and Europe to Ukrainian troops, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. “High-precision long-range sea-based missiles” Kalibr ” a large consignment of weapons and military equipment delivered from the United States and European countrie...

CNN announced US intention to leave 100,000 troops in Europe

The United States has brought the grouping of troops in Europe to 100,000 against the background of the Russian military operation. Washington does not rule out that the contingent will grow. The military will not take part in hostilities on the territory of Ukraine, the authorities emphasize alt=”CNN announces US intention to keep 100,000 troops in Europe” /> The United States is expected to maintain a presence of about 100,000 troops in Europe in the near future, CNN reports citing American officials. The U.S. force could temporarily increase if NATO decides to conduct additional exercises in the region, the sources said. In addition, they admit, the number of troops could increase if the US deploys new bases in Europe deploys new bases in Europe “in the event of a change in ...

The Pentagon announced the rotation of US troops in Europe

10.5 thousand troops will return to the United States, while the other 10.5 thousand will go to bases in Europe. The Pentagon spokesman stressed that American soldiers are not sent there to participate in hostilities in Ukraine The United States plans to rotate the military contingent in Europe in the near future, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said at a briefing. Washington continues its course to strengthen the defensive capabilities on the eastern flank of NATO against the backdrop of events in Ukraine, he explained. “For this reason, Secretary [of Defense Lloyd] Austin has ordered the dispatch of approximately 10,500 troops in the coming months to replace the previously sent army units that serve in the European zone, — told Kirby.— This is a one-on-one replacement of milit...

Media: 20 companies in Europe opened accounts with Gazprombank to pay for gas

Against this background, it became known that several subsidiaries of Gazprom in Germany stopped receiving gas from Russia. According to the American media, 20 accounts of European companies have already been opened with Gazprombank. With their help, Russian gas consumers intend to pay for blue fuel in rubles. According to Bloomberg quoting informed sources, the same number of European companies that previously opened accounts with Gazprombank joined the 10 European companies that had previously opened accounts with Gazprombank. In addition, 14 more companies requested the necessary data in order to open accounts with Gazprombank in the future. It is reported that such companies will pay for gas from Russia in foreign currency. The names of 20 companies that opened accounts with Gazprom...

Serbia to convene Security Council over Kosovo’s bid to join the Council of Europe

Kosovo's intention to apply for membership in the Council of Europe violates the UN Security Council resolution and other agreements, Vučić said. Earlier, he promised that Belgrade would immediately respond to Pristina's actions and “show its teeth” .jpg” alt=”Serbia will convene the Security Council because of Kosovo's application to join the Council of Europe” /> Aleksandar Vucic Serbia will convene a meeting of the country's Security Council in connection with the application of partially recognized Kosovo to join the Council of Europe, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said. The intention to apply for membership in the Council of Europe was confirmed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo, Donika Gerwalla-Schwarz, Vučić told report...

Lavrov said that Russia does not want war in Europe

The West, in turn, constantly talks about the need to “defeat Russia,” said the Foreign Minister, who is visiting Oman Video Russia does not wants war in Europe— it is “The West constantly insists that <…> Russia must be defeated,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference in Oman. According to him, the end of the military operation in Ukraine will stop Western attempts to undermine international law and promote a unipolar world. “The era of colonialism is a thing of the past— it must be acknowledged,— stressed the Foreign Minister. Lavrov arrived in Muscat after a visit to Algeria. The minister held talks with the foreign ministers of both countries. Russia launched a special operation on “demilitarization and denazificat...

US, EU and Britain suspected Russia of cyberattacks on Europe

The UK Foreign Office said the Russian-backed cyberattack affected Viasat's operations in Ukraine, but also disrupted the Internet in Central Europe. Russia has previously denied involvement in cyberattacks Russia has been behind a series of cyber attacks since the start of a military special operation in Ukraine, the EU, UK, US and other allies believe. “The most recent the attack on the communications company Viasat in Ukraine had a wider impact across the continent, disrupting wind farms and Internet users in Central Europe,— said the British Foreign Office. According to the UK National Cyber ​​Security Centre, Russian military intelligence may be involved in the attack on Ukrainian government websites on January 13 and the deployment of Whispergate malware, as well as...

The Foreign Ministry said they do not plan to close Russian embassies in Europe

Russia does not intend to voluntarily close diplomatic missions in European countries, said Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko, RIA Novosti reports. “This is not in our tradition. Therefore, we believe that the work of diplomatic missions is important, — he answered a question about such a possibility against the backdrop of Western sanctions. At the same time, Grushko emphasized that Moscow did not start a “diplomatic war, a campaign of expulsions.” The material is being supplemented . Article content Tags Subscribe to RuTube RBC Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel Источник rbc.ru

Macron called for the return of food independence to Europe

Photo: Video still The EU needs to regain its food independence and reassess its production strategy. This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the head of the French state, this reassessment is necessary against the backdrop of events in Ukraine. Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, which began on February 24, 2022, led, according to Macron, to the destabilization of food supplies. To ensure Europe's food sovereignty, Macron said, EU countries need to reassess their production strategy. He made this conclusion while speaking at a conference on the future of Europe. This event was held in Strasbourg at the European Parliament. Источник www.mk.ru

The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of weapons from the US and Europe near Kharkov

The Russian military also intercepted three Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missiles and nine Smerch multiple rocket launchers in the Kharkiv region, Konashenkov said View of the building of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Russian aviation struck at a railway station in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine and destroyed a large batch of weapons from the United States and Europe, said Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov. “As a result of the strikes, up to 280 nationalists were killed, 48 pieces of weapons and military equipment were disabled.” ,— he claims. At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources. Video According to him, Russian air defense...

Bloomberg: EU plans to ban Russians from real estate transactions in Europe

The publication reports on measures within the sixth package of EU sanctions. The international publication Bloomberg, which refers to the draft proposal of the European Commission, reports that the EC intends to ban any transactions of both individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation with real estate in the EU. In addition, according to the media , it is planned to introduce a ban on the transfer of property, the rights to which cannot be delegated to residents and companies registered in Russia. They will also not be able to sell and acquire real estate, which is located on the territory of the EU countries, in the property, The same applies to actions with “parts of collective investments”, which are banned. All measures will be included in the sixth package ...

General who studied Russia will become the new commander of NATO forces in Europe

US General Christopher Cavoli has been appointed the new commander of NATO forces in Europe. This was announced by the head of the US Pentagon, Lloyd Austin, CNN reports. In his new position, Cavoli will replace Tod Walters, who served in this post for three years. Cavoli's appointment to the post was signed by US President Joe Biden with NATO approval. According to CNN, approximately 100,000 NATO troops from all services deployed in Europe will be under Cavoli's leadership when he officially takes office. p> Cavoli was born to an Italian-American family, his father was a US Army officer. Raised in Rome, he joined the US Army in 1987. Currently he is the commander of the US Army in Europe and Africa. He holds an MA in Russian and East European Studies from Yale University. Fluent...

Summer month May. Vilfand about the upcoming summer, crop prospects and floods

Weekly “Argumenty i Fakty” No. 18. With entry into cash. Will ATMs dispense money? 04/05/2022 Scientific Director of the Hydrometeorological Center, Honored Meteorologist of Russia Roman Vilfand told Arguments and Facts where the early fires came from, what to expect from floods and special operations. “AiF”: — Roman Mendelevich, what will the summer be like? Roman Vilfand: — Let me remind you that such long-term forecasts — It's definitely a thankless task. But still I will say that so far we predict a comfortable summer in temperate latitudes with temperatures near and above normal. There will be frequent periods of hot, dry weather followed by periods of heavy rainfall. — ...