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Half of Russians want their country to have partner relations with the EU

Half of Russians want their country to have partner relations with the EU

According to an opinion poll published on Monday (1 March) 55% of Russians have a positive attitude towards EU states, and nearly half (48%) wish for partner relations with the EU. The poll, conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center was held on February 24 among 1,600 respondents.
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Charles Michel to the Moldovans: "EU is a reliable partner of Moldova. You can count on us!"

Charles Michel to the Moldovans: "EU is a reliable partner of Moldova. You can count on us!"

European Council president Charles Michel has expressed the European Union's full support to Moldova and to the Moldovan people during a short visit to the country on Sunday, 28 February. "The EU is a reliable partner of Moldova...... You can count on us!", he told Moldovan president Maia Sandu during a joint press conference.
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Who is friend, who is foe, in Russia's war on terror?

Who is friend, who is foe, in Russia's war on terror?

Last year, 72 terrorism-related crimes were foiled in Russia, 25% more than in 2019, President Putin told the FSB.  Experts stress that extremist activity remains one of major challenges for the post-Soviet states. Bur Russians seem unclear who is friend and who is foe in their war on terror.