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Statement by President Barroso following the European Council - EU News

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Statement by President Barroso following the European Council
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Like last time, when we discussed this issue at the European Council I can assure you the Commission will be quick to deliver further proposals for restrictive measures, as the European Council has unanimously requested us to present. But sanctions or ...
Barroso suggests EU's increased financial aid for Ukraine World August 30, 20:12ITAR-TASS
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The European Union Back to work - The Economist (blog)

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:50am

The European Union Back to work
The Economist (blog)
UNUSUALLY for a European Union summit, this one was supposed to wrap up early. "We're hoping to be done by nine o'clock," said one British official cheerfully, as proceedings kicked off yesterday evening in Brussels. But it was closer to 1.00am by the ...

Donald Tusk: A Champion for Eastern Europe in a Leading Role at EU - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:27am

Wall Street Journal

Donald Tusk: A Champion for Eastern Europe in a Leading Role at EU
Wall Street Journal
The European Council's incoming president, Donald Tusk, is a seasoned politician who has been prime minister of Poland since 2007, one of the longest-serving national leaders on the body that steers the 28-nation European Union. At 57 years of age, Mr ...
EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctionsReuters
Poland's PM chosen as new European Union council chiefJerusalem Post
Italy's Mogherini and Poland's Tusk get top EU jobsBBC News
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Donald Tusk elected new president of Council of Europe - ITAR-TASS

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:07am

Donald Tusk elected new president of Council of Europe
ITAR-TASS
Tusk believes that challenges facing the European Union will not disappear before year's end. “The attitude to crises like Iraq, Ukraine and the European economic crisis determine who we (Europeans) are,” the newly elected European Council president said.

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European leaders warn Russian invasion of east Ukraine is 'a point of no return' - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:46am

European leaders warn Russian invasion of east Ukraine is 'a point of no return'
Telegraph.co.uk
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (L) and European commission president Jose Manuel Barroso give a press conference following their meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels. The Prime Minister has pledged to use the City of London's ...

EU threatens Russia with unspecified new sanctions if Ukraine crisis worsens - The Guardian

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:33pm

The Guardian

EU threatens Russia with unspecified new sanctions if Ukraine crisis worsens
The Guardian
The European Council called on Russia “to immediately withdraw all its military assets and forces from Ukraine” and urged a ceasefire. The leaders asked the EU's executive arm, the European Commission, to prepare proposals on new sanctions for them to ...
European leaders warn Russian invasion of east Ukraine is 'a point of no return'Telegraph.co.uk
Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctionsReuters
Ukraine crisis: EU to impose new sanctions on RussiaIndia Today
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Ukraine crisis: EU to impose new sanctions on Russia - India Today

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:45pm

India Today

Ukraine crisis: EU to impose new sanctions on Russia
India Today
European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso.The European Union's leaders decided on Sunday to give Russia one week to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, otherwise they would impose tougher sanctions on Russia, European Council President ...

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European Union threatens Russia with more sanctions - Financial Express

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:43pm

Financial Express

European Union threatens Russia with more sanctions
Financial Express
''If Russia continues to escalate the crisis it will come with a high cost,'' said EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. (Reuters). SummaryDespite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine.

Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions - Reuters

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:13pm

Reuters

Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions
Reuters
EU leaders meeting in Brussels appointed Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as president of the European Council, giving hawkish Kremlin critics in Eastern Europe new influence in the bloc. According to a draft statement from the summit, the EU leaders ...

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EU threatens Russia with more sanctions - Yahoo News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:48pm

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EU threatens Russia with more sanctions
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"If Russia continues to escalate the crisis it will come with a high cost," said EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. "It's time for everyone to get down to the business of peace-making. It is not too late, but time is quickly running out," he ...

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Ukraine crisis: EU threatens Russia with more sanctions - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:40pm

Ukraine crisis: EU threatens Russia with more sanctions
CBC.ca
"If Russia continues to escalate the crisis it will come with a high cost," said EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. "It's time for everyone to get down to the business of peace-making. It is not too late, but time is quickly running out," he ...

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EU Threatens Russia With More Sanctions - ABC News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:25pm

EU Threatens Russia With More Sanctions
ABC News
Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. Instead, the ... The U.S. and the EU have so far imposed sanctions ...

EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions - Reuters

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:02pm

Reuters

EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions
Reuters
The appointment of Tusk as president of the European Council marked a major advance in influence for the eastern states who joined the bloc this century and who share non-member Ukraine's concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin's ambitions ...
EU threatens Russia with unspecified new sanctions if Ukraine crisis worsensThe Guardian
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EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions - Yahoo News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:52pm

Yahoo News

EU names Tusk, Mogherini to top jobs, ready Russian sanctions
Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Saturday chose Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk to chair their Council and named Italian Federica Mogherini to run the bloc's foreign relations, as the EU prepared to threaten Russia with new ... But ...
Polish premier Tusk seriously considering top EU jobReuters
EU leaders name Donald Tusk president of the European CouncilFinancial Times
Polish prime minister Donald Tusk expected to become top EU officialThe Guardian
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EU readies new Russia sanctions - SBS

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:46pm

SBS

EU readies new Russia sanctions
SBS
EU Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warned that the crisis was near a "point of no return" and said Brussels had drawn up new sanctions against the Kremlin that the 28 leaders would discuss at their summit on Saturday. The EU delivered a further ...

Polish PM named European Union president at summit - 9news.com.au

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:15pm

Polish PM named European Union president at summit
9news.com.au
"Elected. The European Council has elected PM Donald Tusk as the next president of the European Council and Euro Summits," said Van Rompuy on Twitter. The European Union is undergoing a leadership change after elections across its 28 countries in ...

Italy's Mogherini and Poland's Tusk get top EU jobs - BBC News

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:10pm

BBC News

Italy's Mogherini and Poland's Tusk get top EU jobs
BBC News
EU leaders have appointed Italy's Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland's Donald Tusk as European Council president. ... Mr Van Rompuy praised "the determined and confident way he has steered Poland through the economic crisis, and ...
Polish prime minister Donald Tusk expected to become top EU officialThe Guardian
Polish, Italian Officials Win Top EU JobsWall Street Journal
Polish PM Tusk named EU presidentSBS
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Polish Premier and Italian Foreign Minister Win Top EU Jobs - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:56am

Wall Street Journal

Polish Premier and Italian Foreign Minister Win Top EU Jobs
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Tusk, 57, replaces Herman Van Rompuy as European Council president, a job focused on building compromise among the bloc's 28 leaders on key policy issues and at summits for euro-zone leaders. He is the first ... He said his successor had "managed ...

EU to Discuss New Military, Financial Sanctions Against Russia – Finish Prime ... - RIA Novosti

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:35am

EU to Discuss New Military, Financial Sanctions Against Russia – Finish Prime ...
RIA Novosti
Meanwhile, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said that the European Union is more up to economic sanctions. On Saturday, the European Council gathers in Brussels to appoint senior positions and discuss further economic sanctions against Russia ...

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Ukraine crisis: EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:40am

Ukraine crisis: EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia
CBC.ca
The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. ... European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said ...

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