European Union

Dilemma of EU neighbourhood policy: Mediterranean vs. Eastern Partnership

The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) is the instrument through which the European Union (EU) aims to create bonds between its Member States and the countries at the boundaries of the EU and thus secure the stability of the European borders. The EU stipulates Association Agreements offering financial support and other advantages in exchange for a commitment to implement reforms. There are two action plans within the ENP: the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the Eastern Partnership (EaP). […]


Butter shipment from Lithuania to Uzbekistan stuck in Belarus due to Russia’s ban

A 1,000-ton shipment of butter from Lithuania has got stuck due to Russia’s ban on the transportation of goods to Uzbekistan through Belarus. […]