Štefan Füle assures parliament ‘we have not forgotten about Crimea’

Smoke billowing in Ukraine

Members of parliament’s foreign affairs committee have called for ratification of the association agreement with Ukraine and more action against Russia if it fails to de-escalate the ongoing crisis.

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Parliament calls for stronger Russian sanctions

Vladimir Putin

MEPs have adopted a resolution calling for the EU to strengthen the second phase of sanctions against Russia.

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Ashton responds to ‘illegal’ Crimea referendum


European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has strongly condemned Russia for its role in the “so-called” referendum in Crimea, which she described as “illegal and in clear breach of the Ukrainian constitution”.

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