April 13, 2024

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Russian military is taking advantage of a slowdown in Western aid to Ukraine, Institute for Combat Research underlines after capture of Avdiivka

Russian military is taking advantage of a slowdown in Western aid to Ukraine, Institute for Combat Research underlines after capture of Avdiivka

Joseph Borrell calls on the EU to show its support for the Russian opposition after the death of Alexei Navalny.

The European Union (EU) must send a “Support Message” The head of European diplomacy in Brussels, Joseph Borrell, announced on Monday the Russian opposition after the death in prison of its leader, Alexeï Navalny.

“As a tribute to Navalny and to honor his memory, we will propose to ministers to rename our sanctions regime to honor human rights in his name. The main culprit is Putin himself.Before a meeting of EU foreign ministers, he was invited by Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of a Russian dissident.

“We will implement new restrictions”German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbach gave the assurance. “This is what we can do (…). “We must wake up.”He added his Lithuanian counterpart, Gabrielius Landsbergis.

“Putin is a murderer. Putin murdered a man who fought for freedom and democracy, and that's why we have to move on.”, for his part, announced Estonian Foreign Minister Markus Sagna. For many ministers, the best way to weaken the Russian president is to help Ukraine, which enters its third year of war on Saturday.

“We must realize what is at stake today. If Ukraine is invaded and Russia is able to expand, it is a dictatorship that will expand and move a little closer to the EU.Belgian Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib has warned.

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