Russia's embargo in response to EU sanctions hits fruit growers in northern Greece
The dispute between Europe and Russia over the Ukraine crisis is another problem for Greece. The fruit growing region in the north has been especially hard hit.
America will survive beyond Donald Trump's presidency — and so should the trans-Atlantic relationship, writes Romanian analyst Radu Magdin. With its complex geopolitics, Eastern Europe plays a key role in this context.
The European Union is mulling its own Magnitsky Act — meaning more pressure on Russia. Time to ask what impact current US and EU sanctions have had on the creaking Russian economy so far.
In 2009, Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was arrested on charges of creating illegal tax evasion schemes and later died in pre-trial detention. His friend and client Bill Browder vowed to punish those involved in the killing and shepherded through the Magnitsky Act in the US. He wants Europe to follow the US in adopting sanctions against human rights abusers. Teri Schultz reports.
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