In recent weeks the US has stepped up its campaign against the Nord Stream 2 project.
On 20 June, the Hungarian parliament made a number of legislation changes branded collectively by the governing Fidesz as the ‘Stop Soros’ package.
The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, Emmanuel Macron, signed a declaration on 19 June in Meseberg.
The Norwegian government and parliament had granted approval for the rotational stationing of the US Marines to continue in Norway for the next five years.
On 2 May, the Permanent Court of Arbitration passed a ruling in a case brought by a group of Ukrainian companies and one individual against the Russian Federation.
58% of the voters backed the formation of a minority government led by the ANO movement in the referendum held inside the Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD).
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church have submitted a request to grant autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodoxy.
On 14 June, Russia opened the FIFA World Cup and won the first game. On the same day, the Russian government announced unpopular bills.
Angela Merkel’s government finds itself in its deepest crisis since she became Chancellor in 2005.
Four years since the unrecognized ‘republics’ in the east of Ukraine were declared, their future remains unclear.