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Europe in brief
EU warns concerning the Nord Stream leaks, Moscow denies suspicions. – Belgium and 14 other EU countries push for a proposal for a general gas price cap. What else was important this week: More than 77 percent of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) citizens want membership in the EU.
Europe in brief: Italy’s election results, energy partnership between Germany and the United Arab Emirates and EU works on joint handling of Russian fugitives
Europe reacts to the Italian election outcome. Amid the energy crisis, Germany is expected to receive its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United Arab Emirates by the end of 2022. Further news: The parliament of the Republic of North Macedonia continues discussions on the energy crisis and the EU works on joint handling of Russian fugitives.
Europe in brief: Belgium’s Prime Minister has underlined the seriousness of the escalation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine – the EU has decided to react with further sanctions against Russia
Belgium’s Prime Minister has stressed the seriousness of the escalation of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Brussels in favor of Slovenia’s candidacy for the UN Security Council. Moreover this week: European Commissioner sees lack of progress in solving Slovakia’s Roma issue. Bulgarian News Agency BTA becomes seat of the Association of Balkan News Agencies. German data retention overturned after ECJ ruling.
Right or wrong?
It’s often difficult to look behind the scenes of what is happening in other countries or being decided by the EU. The fact checks we publish here provide orientation. They correct faulty claims and give you the true facts and figures.
Social media posts in several languages claim an image shows Volodymyr Zelensky at an LGBTQ Pride event in 1999. But the photo has been digitally manipulated; the original photo, posted to the Flickr photo-sharing service in 2006, does not show the Ukrainian president.
Social media posts claim Queen Elizabeth II announced before she died that she had information that could lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton. This is false; there is no record of the queen making such a statement, and the claim matches a years-old meme that reflects a conspiracy theory that the former secretary of state and her husband kill their political opponents.
Social media posts claim a video shows a group of Irish dancers performing outside Buckingham Palace after Queen Elizabeth II’s death in early September 2022. This is false; the clip was first published on TikTok in January 2022.