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EU leaders have agreed to keep up the pressure on Moscow over its role in Ukraine, extending sanctions for another six months. Despite the ongoing tensions, the Russian economy has seen a slight recovery in recent months, with domestic spending picking up - giving local businesses a bit of a boost.
The Italian government stands ready to bail out two insolvent Venetian lenders at the cost of 5.2 billion euros. The move comes two days after the European Central Bank warned that Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca were failing or likely to fail.
International conflicts are often dominated by the military. But civilian experts are more sought after than ever. Four years ago, Germany's federal government wanted to expand their role. What is the situation now?