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Why the Double Standards?

... successful step in de-escalating the trade war between the United States and the European Union. I came to make a deal, and we have a deal, Juncker proclaimed in an interview with the German Broadcasting Company ARD. Critics argue that the President of the European Commission does not have the power to negotiate international agreements, but they are drowned out by the political and media elite enforcing their own interests. Does this comply with the EU’s constitutional framework in accordance with the ...


Gazprom Gaining Ground in Europe

Gazprom seems to be serious in its intention to smooth out differences with the European Commission. After breakdown of the «South Stream» pipeline project, «North Stream-1» multi-year obstructionism, and numerous attempts by Brussels to deprive the Russian gas giant of a competitive advantage in prevent its ...


Enviable … stagnation

I have a great liking for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. I first met him many years ago when he headed the Government of Luxembourg. It is hard to find among today’s world leaders a person more charming, wise, experienced, knowledgeable and at the same ...


EU vs. Google: When Two Goliaths Meet

The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into Google to ascertain whether or not the company’s operating system, applications, and services have breached EU anti-trust rules. The Commission is seeking to figure out if Google has engaged ...


Jean-Claude Juncker is a united Europe proponent to the core

Interview with Alexei Gromyko, Acting Director of RAS Institute for European Studies The election of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission President is commented on by Alexei Gromyko, Acting Director of RAS Institute for European Studies. Jean-Claude Juncker at the helm of the European Commission, a type of EU government, signifies a victory both for European technocrats ...


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