Tag: Borrell Fontelles, Josep

Russia Was Behind Cyberattack in Run-Up to Ukraine War, Investigation Finds

Officials in the United States and Ukraine had long believed that Russia was responsible for the cyberattack against Viasat, but had not formally “attributed” the incident to Russia. While U.S. officials reached their conclusions long ago, they wanted European nations to take the lead, since the attack had significant reverberations in Europe but not in […]

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Iran Nuclear Talks Paused Following Russian Demands to Ease Sanctions

BRUSSELS — The talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran were paused on Friday because of recent Russian demands that sanctions imposed on it because of its war on Ukraine exclude its dealings with Iran. European officials are concerned that the pause may turn out to be the death knell for efforts to […]

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Poland’s Fraught Offer: Fighter Jets for Ukraine, but Only Through U.S. Hands

President Biden’s commitment to keeping the United States from engaging in direct combat with Russian forces faced an unexpected test this week, when Poland surprised American officials by offering to turn over its collection of aging, Russian-made MIG fighters, for ultimate transfer to Ukraine. But the offer came with a hitch: Poland refused to give […]

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On Ukraine’s Border, Moldovans Wonder: Where Will Putin Stop?

ON THE DNIESTER RIVER — Just eight miles from the Ukrainian border, the mayor of a village in Moldova watched rolling television coverage of the Russian invasion next door. He fiddled with a pen, removing and replacing its lid, staring at the screen as it showed the Russian advance toward Odessa, the nearest big city […]

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NATO Countries Pour Weapons Into Ukraine, Risking Conflict With Russia

BRUSSELS — The Dutch are sending rocket launchers for air defense. The Estonians are sending Javelin antitank missiles. The Poles and the Latvians are sending Stinger surface-to-air missiles. The Czechs are sending machine guns, sniper rifles, pistols and ammunition. Even formerly neutral countries like Sweden and Finland are sending weapons. And Germany, long allergic to […]

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