EU relations with Russia

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The Russian Federation's role in the Ukraine conflict has seriously affected EU-Russia relations. Consequently, some of the activities outlined below are at a halt and sanctions have been adopted.

Russia is the EU's biggest neighbour and its third biggest trading partner. Supplies of oil and gas make up a large proportion of the country's exports to Europe.

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  • 01/04/2015
    Statement by the Spokesperson on the shutdown of Crimean Tatar ATR TV Statement by the Spokesperson on the shutdown of Crimean Tatar ATR TV <p>After searches of the Crimean Tatar ATR TV premises and attacks on its journalists in the past weeks, ATR TV has been taken off air.</p> 04/01/2015 16:24:00 04/01/2015 16:24:00 04/01/2015 16:24:00 04/01/2015 16:24:00 2015040116 090126248ef2034c N 090126248ef2034c /statements-eeas/2015/150401_02_en.htm 3744 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150401_02_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150401_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150401_02_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150401_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by the Spokesperson on the shutdown of Crimean Tatar ATR TV
  • 20/03/2015
    Inaugural trilateral EU-Russia-Ukraine meeting on gas
  • 19/03/2015
    Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the European Council Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the European Council 03/19/2015 16:59:49 03/19/2015 16:59:49 03/19/2015 16:59:49 03/07/2016 16:59:49 2015031916 090126248ecd0814 N 090126248ecd0814 /statements-eeas/2015/150319_02_en.htm 5542 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150319_02_en.htm 1 /statements-eeas/2015/150319_02_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150319_02_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon arrival at the European Council
  • 17/03/2015
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the announced signature of a “Treaty on Alliance and Integration" between the Russian Federation and Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the announced signature of a “Treaty on Alliance and Integration" between the Russian Federation and Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia <p>The signature by the Russian Federation of a so-called “Treaty on Alliance and Integration” with Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia announced for 18 <br/>March will be yet another step that goes against ongoing efforts to strengthen security and stability in the region.</p> 03/17/2015 22:11:05 03/17/2015 22:11:05 03/17/2015 22:11:05 03/05/2016 22:11:05 2015031722 090126248ec58f13 N 090126248ec58f13 /statements-eeas/2015/150317_04_en.htm 5027 xml Y /statements-eeas/2015/150317_04_en.htm 2 /statements-eeas/2015/150317_04_en.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150317_04_fr.htm /statements-eeas/2015/150317_04_zz.htm N ID_INTERNAL N N
    Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the announced signature of a “Treaty on Alliance and Integration" between the Russian Federation and Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia
  • 16/03/2015
    Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Crimea

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