WAR IN UKRAINE

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Press release |

EFA group condems the comparison between Putin's Regime, the extreme far-right and the self-determination movements

The EFA Group regrets the topical debate proposed by the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats parliamentary group. The discussion titled "Cooperation and similarities between the Putin regime and extreme right and separatist movements in Europe" compares the regime of Putin and the extreme far-right to the pacific and democrat…
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Video |

PRESS CONFERENCE: Greens/EFA MEPs Reintke and Von Cramon together with Ukrainian MPs

Press conference on the war in Ukraine with Greens/EFA Vice-President Terry Reintke, MEP Viola von Cramon and Ukrainian MPs Maria Mezentseva, Lesia Vasylenko, Yelyzaveta Yasko and Yevheniia Kravchuk.
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News |

"We are not only losing lives, but also futures" - MEP Diana Riba i Giner

EFA MEP Diana Riba intervened in plenary session to raise the issues children and young people fleeing Ukraine are facing as more than four million people have fled Ukraine at the moment, and 90% of those refugees are women and children.
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News |

Plenary Flash - 4 - 7 April 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: EU protection of children and young people fleeing the war against Ukraine, Council and Commission statements on the 6th IPCC report, vote on pay transparency, ongoing hearings under Article 7(1) TEU regarding Poland and Hungary, the situation of women in Afghanistan, the right to repair, TEN-E rules…
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Russian Oligarchs: What we don’t know about what the rich own

Since the war in Ukraine started, countries have confiscated millions in Russian oligarchs’ assets. But this is just the tip of the iceberg compared to the millions of euros that they own offshore and that have been crucial in sustaining Putin's regime for decades.
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Press release |

EU Heads of State and Government Summit 24-25 March and Plenary Debate

The Greens/EFA stand by Ukraine, this war is Putin's war. The Greens/EFA welcome the EU’s unity in response to Putin's war of aggression. The consequences of the energy dependence of many EU states on Russia show once again that energy policy is security policy. We call on the EU heads of state and government to make energy policy part of…
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Opinion |

Putin’s war puts global food security at risk. Why abandoning the Green Deal is not the solution.

Benoît Biteau Martin Häusling Sarah Wiener
Opinion by Benoît Biteau & Martin Häusling & Sarah Wiener
Ukraine’s food shortages require urgent humanitarian action. Efforts to derail the EU’s ambition on sustainable food will reduce yields and make us more vulnerable in the future.
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Opinion |

Letters from Lviv, Ukraine - MEP Erik Marquardt visits the Polish-Ukrainian border

Erik Marquardt
Opinion by Erik Marquardt
Almost three million people have fled the Ukraine to seek safety in the EU. Read about MEP Erik Marquardt’s visit to the border between Ukraine and Poland.
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Gathering outside the EP building in support to Ukraine
News |

Debriefing of the March plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the deterioration of the situation of refugees as a consequence of the Russian aggression against Ukraine, a debate on the EU's role in a changing world and the security situation of Europe following the Russian aggression and invasion on Ukraine, with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas…
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Press release |

Greens/EFA welcome EU unity in response to Russian war of aggression

The European Parliament are debating the role of the European Union and the changing security situation with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. The debate follows discussion on the situation of refugees in the wake of the Kremlin's invasion, that took place the day before.