Ukraine pushes for international sanctions against Russia over vote on Constitution in Crimea Five MEPs were on a three-day visit to Crimea until July 2 to act as "experts" and "assess the voting process."
11:20, 02 July 2020
European Parliament immediately distances itself from French MEPs' illegal visit to occupied Crimea The spokesperson says this is not an official delegation of the European Parliament.
17:40, 01 July 2020
MEP warns Russia of sanctions to come over lack of COVID-19 response in occupied Crimea, Donbas The diplomat considers it necessary to raise the issue of Russian responsibility at the UN platform.
15:40, 15 April 2020
COVID-19 in occupied territories: European Parliament to increase pressure on Russia International observers with the WHO should have objective statistics on the pandemic spread in the occupied territories.
12:40, 11 April 2020
Ukrainian week in European Parliament postponed amid coronavirus concerns The measure is aimed at protecting the health of European Parliament members, staff, and visitors.
12:00, 03 March 2020
Europe to modify trade agreement with Ukraine to curb imports of Ukrainian poultry The modified regime will enter into force after Council's approval and when Ukraine has ratified the agreement.
22:57, 26 November 2019
Sentsov calls on European Parliament not to believe Putin (Video) On November 26, Sentsov will personally be awarded the 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, which he was awarded last year, but he was in a Russian jail.
16:00, 26 November 2019
Sentsov to address European Parliament on Nov 26 He will also be given the 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Strasbourg on November 26.
16:51, 22 November 2019
Sentsov to visit European Parliament on Nov 25 – journalist He is expected to receive the Sakharov prize during the EP plenary later that week.
23:50, 17 October 2019
Head of EP election observation delegation to Ukraine: "Elections competitive, well administered" The MEP says Ukrainian citizens exercised their democratic right to choose their representatives "with enthusiasm."
16:55, 23 July 2019
RFE/RL: European Parliament calls on Russia to release detained Ukrainians The resolution calls on Russia "to publish a full list of prisoners held in occupied Ukrainian territories in Donbas."
17:58, 18 July 2019
European Parliament confirms Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission President She will hold her new post in 2019-2024.
21:55, 16 July 2019
David Sassoli elected European Parliament president He is due to serve for two-and-a half years – half the parliamentary term – before passing the torch to a member of the center-right European People's Party for the rest of the mandate.
15:10, 03 July 2019
Head of Polish conservatives claims victory in European elections – media The official results of Sunday's voting were expected to be announced in the coming days.
10:21, 27 May 2019
Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza – media Results for the European Parliament vote showed Syriza trailing the opposition New Democracy party by about nine points.
09:04, 27 May 2019
Reuters: Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote The French Greens also did well, coming third in a crowded field.
22:55, 26 May 2019
European Parliament says OSCE cut critical remark about Russia from Ukraine vote statement ODIHR's press service urged the head of the European Parliament's delegation to the election to tone down the delegation's contribution to a joint press release by removing wording about "the ongoing Russia-waged war against Ukraine" and replacing it with a reference to "the ongoing conflict in the east."
21:00, 06 April 2019
Rebecca Harms to observe elections in Ukraine Harms will also observe the second round on the ground on April 21.
14:27, 28 March 2019
EU approves controversial copyright law despite massive opposition The result of the vote has been described as being a "dark day for internet freedom".
23:10, 26 March 2019