Russia’s war on Ukraine: EU adopts sixth package of sanctions against Russia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission welcomes the adoption of the sixth package of restrictive measures against Russia. Sanctions are among the EU’s most visible, direct and powerful responses to Russia’s brutal and unprovoked attack on Ukraine, including systemic violence and atrocities against the civilian population. This […]

War in Ukraine: protecting women refugees from violence and sexual exploitation

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament calls on the EU to protect women fleeing Ukraine from violence and trafficking, and to grant them access to essential health services. In a resolution adopted on Thursday by 462 votes in favour, 19 against and 89 abstentions, MEPs strongly condemn the use […]

The decision of Russia’s President is a serious violation of international law

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Leading MEPs strongly condemn the recognition of the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine as independent entities. The Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs David Mcallister (EPP, DE), the Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee […]