EU - Russia (2019-2020)
Pasākuma datums: 26/11/2020
EU-Russia relations have been strained since 2014 because of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, support for rebel groups in eastern Ukraine, policies in the neighbourhood, disinformation campaigns and negative internal developments. Tensions have also grown over Russian intervention in Syria. The EU has regularly renewed sanctions against Russia since 2014. The EU and Russia remain closely interdependent and the EU applies a ‘selective engagement’ approach.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell discuss the political turmoil in Russia, including Alexei Navalny’s case and country-wide protests, with MEPs, in plenary session
During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels (18-21 January 2021), MEPs debate on the arrest of Aleksei Navalny. Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) exchange views with prominent Russian opposition figures, including Alexei Navalny in the European Parliament in Brussels.
During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs debate (15/09) and vote a resolution on the situation in Russia and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny.