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Europe · Geneva

European Commission president condemns ‘Russia’s blackmail’ on food, fuel in Ukraine war

42% Center coverage: 19 sources
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from May 22 until May 26, 2022. The forum has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak and was rescheduled to early summer. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, corporate and political leaders under the topic "History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies"See the Story
Ursula Von Der Leyen · Ukraine

European Commission proposes new rules for freezing and confiscation of Russian assets

The European Commission proposes to enact updated rules for freezing and confiscation of assets of individuals and legal entities subject to EU sanctions in connection with Russian aggression against Ukraine, as well as include actions aimed at violating such sanctions in the list of criminal offenses. — Ukrinform.See the Story
Ursula Von Der Leyen · Ukraine

EU calls for Russia dialogue to unlock Ukraine food exports

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken last week accused Russia of using food as a weapon. Russia and Ukraine together account for nearly a third of global wheat supplies. Ukraine is also a major exporter of corn, barley, sunflower oil and rapeseed oil. EU considering making use of frozen Russian central bank and oligarchs' funds.See the Story
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The European Commission proposes to make evasion of sanctions a crime

Also changing the rules for confiscation of assetsSee the Story
Europe · Brussels

NATO chief says Putin ‘made a big strategic mistake’ by invading Ukraine

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said Russian President Vladimir Putin “made a big, strategic mistake” when he invaded Ukraine in late February, spurring the expansion of the Western security alliance with the incoming additions of Finland and Sweden. See the Story
Sanctions · Brussels

Brussels wants to confiscate frozen Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
European Commission proposes to confiscate assets of Russian oligarchs seized under sanctions. The money would be used to finance post-war reconstruction in Ukraine. The proposal is set to raise a plethora of legal questions. EU countries have already seized and frozen almost €10 billion in physical assets.See the Story
Europe · Eu

EU Seeks More Clout Against Sanctioned Russian Oligarchs

Coverage: 2 sources
The European Commission proposed two EU laws that would require the 27 member states to cede a degree of jealously guarded national sovereignty. One piece of draft legislation seeks new European rules on freezing and confiscating the assets of people blacklisted by the EU. The second legislative proposal aims to expand the list of acts deemed to be "EU crimes" by including breaches of European sanctions.See the Story
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Criticism that “the EU is trying to monitor ordinary citizens in the name of protecting children from sexual abuse”

The European Commission, the EU's policy enforcement body, announced in May 2022 that for the purpose of online child sexual abuse prevention, “Service providers can send users' messages to CSAM (child) in response to requests from public authorities Sexual abuse material) obliged to be scanned” proposed a regulation.See the Story
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Europe Letter: ‘One hundred Ukrainian orphans arrived in the care of one adult’

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Croatian politician Dubravka Suica is vice-president of the European Commission. She is in charge of proposals for new EU legislation to combat online child sexual abuse that have run into opposition from privacy campaigners. Suica was in shelters for three months with her daughter, who was eight years old at the time, during the Balkan wars.See the Story

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