BRAFA: Triumph of Muses

Brussels 05.02.2023 The inspiration reigns at this new edition of BRAFA. Since opening its doors on Sunday, January 29, the Fair has attracted flows of visitors from Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, England and even from the other side of the Atlantic, from the United States. “There is a real sense of general…

EU leaders Summit in Ukraine

Brussels 03.02.2023 Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, met with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, in Kyiv for the 24th summit between the European Union and Ukraine. The EU reiterated its readiness to support Ukraine’s initiative for just peace, based on respect for Ukraine’s…

Aschbacher: space is essential

Brussels 23.01.2023 In today’s online digital society the threats of cyberattacks are real, and the results can be seriously damaging. The space industry provides security services to the clients in Europe and North America for over a decade, and its effectiveness should not be underestimated, the ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher said, while addressing press…

Borrell: Ukraine military support

Brussels 23.01.2023 “We will start by the Ukraine war. We will study how to continue supporting Ukraine militarily” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, entering the Foreign Ministers Council meeting on 23 January. “We will discuss about a new tranche of the European Peace Facility (EPF) to provide more funding for Ukraine. And then,…

EU: MEPs demand Tribunal for Russia

Strasbourg 20.01.2023 In a Resolution adopted on Thursday, January 19, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) demand the Russian political and military leadership be held accountable for the crime of aggression against Ukraine. MEPs demand that the Russian political and military leadership are held accountable for the crime of aggression against Ukraine in a resolution…

Crimea: EU non-recognition policy

Brussels 18.01.2023 The European Union and Ukraine held in Brussels the tenth round of discussions at senior officials’ level on the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol on January 17. These discussions were launched in 2015 with the aim to coordinate efforts and have regular exchanges on the implementation of the EU’s non-recognition policy towards…

Putin follows Milosevic to The Hague?

Brussels 01.01.2022 Russian President Vladimir Putin should go on trial in Ukraine this year for war crimes committed there, says an expert who led the prosecution of former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic. Ukraine war: Putin should face trial this year, says top lawyer https://t.co/77bWyGuJ7U — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) January 1, 2023 Sir Geoffrey Nice…

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: “gift to the world”

Brussels 01.01.2023 Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has passed away at the age of 95, Director of the Holy See Press Office Matteo Bruni said. At this time, let us invoke the intercession of Mary Most Holy for Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. Let us all join together, with one heart and one soul, in thanking God…

NATO welcomes Kosovo tensions de-escalation

Brussels 29.12.2022 Serbs started dismantling barricades in northern Kosovo on Thursday, December 29, hours after Kosovo reopened its main border crossing with Serbia, easing a surge in tensions that has alarmed world powers. Serbian authorities also ended a three-day-old state of alert for its troops, Tanjug news agency reported, as the sides showed signs of…

Belarus hosts joint military drills

Brussels 29.12.2022 Russia has stationed more than 10,000 soldiers in Belarus, the head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Serhiy Deyneko said during a national newscast on December 28. Russian Armed Forces have been deployed in Russia’s Belarus, Deyneko said, as per the Ukrainian outlet Pravda. The amassed in Belarus 10,200 servicemen from…