Russian attack on Ukraine: The European Union must meet Putin’s challenge
The Greens/EFA strongly condemn the Russian attack and stand firmly by Ukraine. The attack needs to end immediately and Russian troops be withdrawn. The massive breaches of international law by the Russian President mark a caesura for European security order. The European Union, the United States and their partners reacted quickly, consis…
Russia´s recognition of so-called republics of Donetsk and Luhansk
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia will recognise the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine as so-called independent people's republics.
The Russian President is further turning the escalation spiral, trying to rewrite history into an imperial narrative. This needs to be met with a unified response.
Greens/EFA call for an end to Russian aggression against Ukraine
The European Parliament debated the European Union's relations with Russia and the Russian threat to Ukraine's statehood. In relation to this debate, the leaders of the main political groups in the European Parliament issued a joint statement which expresses full solidarity to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, calls for imm…