The European Commission has notified EU countries of the problem of illegal exports to Russia, which has been exploiting sanctions loopholes to fuel its war machine.
Ukraine and Hungary agreed to create a commission to resolve the issues related to the rights of the Hungarian minority in Ukraine, which have strained the bilateral relations between the two countries.
The EU has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia, which were first imposed in 2014.
Latvian Foreign Minister Krišjānis Kariņš said the West needs to realize Russia will not stop its war in…
The European Union continues supporting Ukraine according to EC VP Jourová, who says it won't compel territorial giveaways to obtain a ceasefire pact with Russia.
In his address to Ukrainian diplomats, President Zelenskyy highlighted the achievements and challenges of Ukraine’s foreign policy, focusing on strengthening Ukraine’s air defense, cooperation with NATO and the EU, and sanctions against Russia.
The Wall Street Journal revealed that Ukraine is unlikely to launch another major counteroffensive against Russia until 2025.
The parliament of Ukraine passed laws that increase the staff and powers of the anti-corruption agencies and regulate the rights of national minorities, fulfilling three out of four conditions set by the European Commission for opening accession talks with Ukraine.
Ukraine has initiated discussions with the EU about collective security guarantees, following the G7's declaration of support for Ukraine. Meanwhile, the White House has issued a warning that the US is set to run out of funds to aid Ukraine by the end of the year.
The consultations revolved around strategies for future security commitments from the EU, with a particular emphasis on the security and defense sector.
All checkpoints on the Finnish-Russian border will be closed for at least two weeks due to the influx of illegal migrants from Russia.
EU funding for training the Ukrainian military has now reached 225 million euros.
"The principle of ‘Russia will pay’ should be implemented next year," Denys Shmyhal said, emphasizing the need to further develop a mechanism for the confiscation of frozen Russian assets
Finland has closed half of its border crossings with Russia for three months to prevent illegal migration, as hundreds of asylum seekers have arrived from Russia in the past week.
EU ambassador to Ukraine: “Working for a month in Ukraine feels like working for six months in another country”
Katarina Maternova, the newly appointed EU ambassador to Ukraine, highlighted that "Ukraine's made great changes since the start of the full-scale war."
The 22 priorities reflect lessons from the war in Ukraine and focus on boosting high-intensity operations across five military domains - land, air, sea, cyber and space.
Ukrainian refugees in the EU increased by 0.8% in September 2023.
The debate is still set to happen at a summit in mid-December, but the approval of the European Commission sends a powerful signal to Ukraine, which was in 2014 invaded by Russia for choosing the path towards the EU.
EU countries keep on expanding their LNG infrastructure, even though demand for LNG and gas is expected to decline, the report showed.