Showing posts with the label Europe Politics.

Europe Politics on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.

 Source: We have 'to take weapons in our hands': Kyiv's Klitschko brothers say Ukraine must be defended Holly Ellyatt 6-8 minutes Civilian participants in a Kyiv Territorial Defence unit train on a Saturday in a forest on January 22, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Sean Gallup | Getty Images Russia needs to understand how strong Ukraine is, and what price it might pay for launching any military aggression toward Ukraine, Kyiv's mayor told CNBC. "Before our enemies make an attack against Ukraine they have to see we are strong, they have to see how strong we will be, it will be a very painful price for everyone," Vitali Klitschko told CNBC's Hadley Gamble in Kyiv on Wednesday. Klitschko said that Ukraine had a young democracy and a vision "to build" a European country, a vision rejected by Russia. Still, he said financial and political support, as well as support in the sh

Europe Politics: Mario Draghi’s Last Hurrah Clouded by Divisions at E.C.B.

By Jack Ewing 5-6 minutos - Source: NYT Business |Mario Draghi’s Last Hurrah Clouded by Divisions at E.C.B. The central bank president oversaw his last monetary policy meeting. Christine Lagarde, his successor, may face a revolt by opponents of his easy money policies. Mario Draghi, left, the European Central Bank president, with Luis de Guindos, the vice president. Mr. Draghi has insisted that critical decisions by the bank be backed by consensus. CreditRalph Orlowski/Reuters Oct. 24, 2019, 7:52 a.m. ET FRANKFURT — Mario Draghi presided over his last monetary policy meeting as president of the European Central Bank Thursday, his legacy as savior of the eurozone clouded by divisions among the bank’s policymakers that have burst into the open in the final months of his tenure. Christine Lagarde will be sworn in as Mr. Draghi’s successor on Tuesday, and immediately confront a revolt by members of the bank’s Governing

Europe Politics: Boris Johnson promises no checks 'at or near' Irish border as new Brexit offer is delivered

David Reid 3-4 minutes Source: CNBC Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his keynote speech to delegates on the final day of the annual Conservative Party conference at the Manchester Central convention complex, in Manchester, north-west England on October 2, 2019. OLI SCARFF | AFP | Getty Images U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed his first Conservative Party conference on Wednesday with a promise to deliver Brexit that would “avoid checks at or near the border in Northern Ireland.” Johnson told delegates in Manchester, England that a fresh text outlining how Britain and Northern Ireland can leave the European Union is being presented to officials in Brussels on Wednesday. The Conservative leader used his speech to emphasize his opinion that the British people have had enough of discussing Brexit and just want it done. “Voters are desperate for us to focus on their other priorities — what people want