Americans, Russians and Europeans confronted with flaws in the European security architecture

Joe Biden and Vladimir Poutin during an official meeting in Geneva, June 16, 2021. PATRICK SEMANSKY / AP Behind the fate of Ukraine, it is the hidden stake, but highly sensitive, of the negotiations between the Russians and the Americans which are to open Sunday January 9 in Geneva: barely sketched, the negotiations on the … Read more

Faced with Vladimir Putin, the concerns of Europeans

Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Moscow on December 23, 2021. ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO / AP Faced with Russian demands, NATO’s foreign ministers must try to consult, Friday, January 7, during a videoconference announced in haste. Phone calls, virtual conferences, meetings at all levels: the United States has undertaken to consult its European allies before … Read more

Infantino: ‘With the World Cup, even the Europeans could be biennial’

Speaking this Monday morning as a guest of the radio broadcast Radio Anch’io Sport on Rai Radio 1, il president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, answered questions about the possibility of playing the worldwide every two years, explaining the thinking of FIFA and the advantages that this choice would entail on the entire football system: “First … Read more

Europeans fear marginalization in the face of Russian threats to Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron (center) hold talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (right) as part of the Eastern Partnership summit at the European Council, in Brussels, December 15, 2021. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP Reassure Ukraine and dissuade Russia from going on the offensive: the Twenty-Seven were to try, Thursday, … Read more

Joe Biden seeks to smooth things over with Europeans on Ukrainian issue

US President Joe Biden in Washington on December 6. SUSAN WALSH / AP The videoconference meeting with European leaders was to prepare the virtual summit with Vladimir Poutin: Joe Biden met, Monday, December 6, with Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson and Mario Draghi. It was to consult on the situation in Ukraine before the … Read more

Italy Northern Ireland, Bonucci: ‘We must rediscover the carefree Europeans’

The blue captain after the draw in Belfast, which forces Italy to play the playoffs: “We should have arrived in Northern Ireland in a different way. Now we have to look ahead”. Berardi and Belotti: “In March we have to qualify for the World Cup” THE POSSIBLE ADVERSARY OF ITALY AT PLAYOFFS Carefree. This is … Read more

Europeans are alarmed by the migration crisis organized by Belarus

A camp set up by migrants on the border between Belarus and Poland, near Grodno (Belarus), on November 10, 2021. RAMIL NASIBULIN / AP Serious concern reigned in Brussels on Thursday 11 November, faced with the deterioration of the situation on the border with Belarus, where at least 2,000 migrants are trapped by the authoritarian … Read more

Return of inflation worries Europeans, who are struggling to find a coordinated response

Gas station in Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), October 22, 2021. BOB EDME / AP It is now a matter of major concern for Europeans. Inflation, which had almost disappeared from the economic landscape of the Old Continent, is making a comeback. Over one year, it jumped in the euro zone by 4.1% in October after an increase … Read more

In the midst of the energy crisis, Europeans increasingly divided

EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson and Slovenian Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec at the Council of EU Energy Ministers in Luxembourg on October 26, 2021. ZUCCHI ENZO / EUROPEAN UNION Faced with the surge in energy prices and the question of the measures to be taken in order to reduce the bill and not jeopardize the … Read more