Renewal of the dialogue in “2+2” format between heads of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Ministries of Defense of Russia and Japan demonstrates an effort to take relations onto a new level, stated Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
Increase of Russian influence in Serbia is a reason for serious worries, believes German politician David McAllister, Head of the Committee for Foreign Policy at the European Parliament. He mentioned that in an interview to Die Welt.
A petition to exit the European Union was published in Poland. Until today such sentiments have not been observed in the country at all, however, now a discussion about pros and cons of membership in the EU has suddenly emerged. Authors of the petitions reproach Brussels in “antichristian values”. What prompted debates and how popular is Euroscepticism in Poland?
Crimea is a historic part of Russia. Moscow fulfilled a desire of the population of the peninsula by returning it to the Russian Federation. This statement was made by member of the House of Lords of the British Parliament and representative of the Conservative Party Richard Balfe in an interview to Izvestia, published on March 13.
It seems like the European Union is awaiting a radical reform. Germany suggests dividing the EU, basically, into two parts – a managing “center” and subordinate “periphery”. There are serious reasons to believe that implementation of this idea will not in any way make the EU “safe and prosperous” as stated. Moreover, as a result of that breakup of Europe will become more probable, writes VZGLYAD.
If in Russia contacts of politicians with the U.S. embassy would become a reason for public obstruction, in the United States serious political careers get destroyed because of that. Sergey Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to the U.S., has become a new “evil genius” for western media, who promotes interests of Russia in the very heart of the western world. And the Russian society has got another reason to be proud for national diplomacy, writes VZGLYAD.